motza

motser

[mot-ser]
noun Australian Slang.
a large amount of money, especially a sum won in gambling.
Also, motzer, motza.


Origin:
1940–45; perhaps alteration of Polari medzers, medzies, metzes money, plural of medzer, madzer halfpenny, ultimately < Italian mezzo half, mezzo

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motzer

[mot-ser]
noun
Also, motza [mot-suh] .
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motser or motza (ˈmɒtsə)
 
n
informal (Austral) a large sum of money, esp a gambling win
 
[of uncertain origin; possibly Yiddish]
 
motza or motza
 
n
 
[of uncertain origin; possibly Yiddish]

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