four bits

noun Slang.
50 cents.

1830–40, Americanism

four-bit, adjective Unabridged
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four-bits definition

  1. n.
    fifty cents. (A bit is equal to twelve and one-half cents.) : Here's four-bits. Keep the change.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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