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five-dollar gold piece

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five-dollar gold piece

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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  • There was a five-dollar gold piece that had its origin in Oregon.

    Memoirs of Orange Jacobs Orange Jacobs
  • I say it was a five-dollar gold piece I gave you yesterday by mistake!

    Dave Porter at Star Ranch Edward Stratemeyer
  • When I looked at them I saw one was a five-dollar gold piece.

    Dave Porter at Star Ranch Edward Stratemeyer
  • As a sort of reward, I enclose for you each a five-dollar gold piece.

  • Could you spare a five-dollar gold piece for a chap that's been unfortunate?

    Hector's Inheritance Horatio Alger
  • Then my brother laid a five-dollar gold piece upon the country, and repeated the question.

    Bunch Grass Horace Annesley Vachell
  • Billy wanted to present her a five-dollar gold piece to buy music for her violin.

    A Girl Of The Limberlost Gene Stratton Porter
  • At the time he asked me to make the copies of the note, he gave me a five-dollar gold piece, to defray expenses.

  • The watch was taken from Paxton, the scarfpin from Ritter, and Coulter lost the five-dollar gold piece.

    The Mystery at Putnam Hall Arthur M. Winfield
  • The five-dollar gold piece had evidently blinded him, muzzled him, and tied up his ears.

    Owen Clancy's Happy Trail Burt L. Standish

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