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gold piece

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • The silver coin is similar, and ten of them passes for one of gold; but it requires 25 pieces of tin to equal one gold piece.

  • "I'm no fool, I guess," mumbled Boltwood, pouching the gold piece.

    Owen Clancy's Happy Trail Burt L. Standish
  • As he slipped the knot the throat of the bag sagged down, and a gold piece jangled on the floor.

    Master Skylark John Bennett
  • The colonel, grasping his gold piece still in his hand, sat staring at him.

    Columba Prosper Merimee
  • As for Aladdin, he hastened home and gave the gold piece to his mother, begging her to buy food with it.

  • A sovereign—that is, a gold piece—would be rare with him, why not rare with another?

    April's Lady Margaret Wolfe Hungerford
  • He flung a gold piece on the card-table and lost it with indifference.

    Sylvie: souvenirs du Valois Grard de Nerval
  • Mart looked again, and saw Jerry fling a gold piece to the waiter.

    The Pirate Shark Elliott Whitney
  • With one hand Honey-Bee held the uplifted skirt and with the other she offered the woman a gold piece.

    Honey-Bee Anatole France
  • After breakfast the boy paid for a week's lodging with the gold piece.

    Classic Myths Mary Catherine Judd

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