Lyle remembers Smith asking to borrow toilet paper soon after his windfall.
With some areas, the differences are stark in terms of where this windfall lands.
Bain reaped a windfall of $20 for every dollar it put into a company called Ampad.
The Vatican reinvested about 60% of its windfall in government bonds.
Of course, any state would welcome the windfall that is coming from Facebook and other dot.com phenomena.
The windfall and cull apples may be divided into two grades.
The man who gets a windfall spends his days watching the wind.
How happy he was in thinking what a windfall it was for his friend, and how far it would go in fitting him up respectably!
It's like a windfall, like a godsend, like an unexpected piece of luck.
Then came the soft and balmy night, glorious in the radiance of a full spring moon when she refused to leave the windfall.
An unexpected profit from a business or other source. The term connotes gaining huge profits without working for them — for example, when oil companies profit from a temporary scarcity of oil.