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ten-spot

[ten-spot] /ˈtɛnˌspɒt/
noun
1.
a playing card the face of which bears ten pips.
2.
Slang. a ten-dollar bill.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45
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ten-spot

noun
  1. A ten-dollar bill; ten dollars; dime-note, tenner: A ten-spot can't get you past two counters in a grocery store without limping (1848+)
  2. Aten-year prison sentence: after having served a ten-spot (1928+ Prison)

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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