prize monies

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:
1740–50

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prize money
 
n
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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