(1). Loose money usually kept in the desk drawer of the head of human resources that is used for miscellaneous office expenses or to buy groceries for your siblings in the off chance the babysitter dies.
(2). Cash money.
“We have to economize Sue Ellen! There’s nothing left in petty cash, I’ve taken it all!”
(1). A rule that is kinda, sorta meant to be followed (you know, like the Tax Code).
“Well, I wouldn’t say it’s a hard and fast rule … more of a best practice, I think. Irregardless, you might want to stop smacking your secretary in the ass every time she gets your travel right, Bill.”