ten-spot

ten-spot

[ten-spot]
noun
1.
a playing card the face of which bears ten pips.
2.
Slang. a ten-dollar bill.

Origin:
1835–45

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  1. n.
    a ten-dollar bill. : I slipped him a ten-spot, and suddenly there was a table available.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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