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green stuff

noun, Slang.
1.
paper money.
Origin of green stuff
1950-1955
1950-55, Americanism
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  • Dinah Shadd had planted peas about and about, and nature had spread all manner of green stuff round the place.

    Soldiers Three, Part II. Rudyard Kipling
  • The driver had bought some green stuff and flung it down upon the white.

    A Spirit in Prison Robert Hichens
  • Then the farmer pulled up some more of the green stuff, and tossed it into the pen.

    Squinty the Comical Pig Richard Barnum
  • You'll excuse me now; my wagon's outside with a lot of green stuff that's got to be delivered.

  • I was in a sort of rustic grotto of green stuff piled six feet over me.

    From Chart House to Bush Hut Charles W. L. Bryde
  • Along the banks herbage and green stuff were growing in profusion.

    Spinifex and Sand David W Carnegie
  • "green stuff with a sort of framework inside," answered Ethel, scrutinizing the specimen in her hand.

    Ethel Morton's Enterprise Mabell S.C. Smith
  • There were great stores of barley, and wheat, and green stuff of all kinds.

    Callias Alfred John Church
  • Bless those dear, brave women who dared to bring "green stuff" for "heathenish decorations" way across the ocean!

    Yule-Tide in Many Lands Mary P. Pringle and Clara A. Urann
  • Let me come out with you to take the green stuff to Patatras.

    Bijou Gyp

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