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long green

noun, Slang.
1.
paper money; cash.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95, Americanism
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long green

noun phrase

Paper money; bills; folding money: that dear old affectionately regarded long green

[1891+; perhaps influenced by earlier sense ''home-grown, home-cured tobacco'']


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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