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 for Imprest
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Imprest \Im*prest"\ ([i^]m*pr[e^]st"), v. t. [ imp. & p. p.
     Imprested; p. pr. & vb. n. Impresting.] [Pref. im- +
     prest: cf. It. imprestare. See Prest, n.]
     To advance on loan. --Burke.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Imprest \Im"prest\ ([i^]m"pr[e^]st), n. [Cf. It. impresto,
     imprestito, LL. impraestitum. See Imprest, v. t., and
     Impress compulsion to serve.]
     A kind of earnest money; loan; -- specifically, money
     advanced for some public service, as in enlistment. --Burke.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The clearing of their imprests for what little of their
           debts they have received.                --Pepys.

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