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prize money

noun
1.
money offered, won, or received in prizes.
2.
a portion of the money realized from the sale of a prize, especially an enemy's vessel, divided among the captors.
Origin
1740-1750
1740-50
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British Dictionary definitions for prize monies

prize money

noun
1.
any money offered, paid, or received as a prize
2.
(formerly) a part of the money realized from the sale of a captured vessel
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