Money made by taking a prize; specif., profit from the sale of an enemy ship and its cargo captured in war.
Prize-money Sentence Examples
By 1862 the classes had risen to 29 for cattle, 17 for sheep and 4 for pigs, and the prize money to 2072.
In spite of his radical opinions he made a furious attack on the admiralty for the new prize money regulations which diminished the shares of the captains to the advantage of the men.
His health suffered from the fever which carried off an immense proportion of the soldiers and sailors, but the X 25,000 of prize money which he received freed him from the unpleasant position of younger son of a family ruined by the extravagance of his father.
brilliance of this work the prize money was raised from 3,000 to 5,000 francs.
Prizes There is no prize money in whippet coursing.