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Slang definitions & phrases for frogskin



  1. A one-dollar bill; one dollar: I'll give you five hundred frogskins for the good will and fixtures
  2. Any piece of paper money; folding money: He not only got his quail, but a handful of frogskins as well

[1902+; fr the green color]

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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  • Then the frog threw off her frogskin and turned into a beautiful, sweet girl, Vassilissa by name.

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