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green stuff

noun, Slang.
1.
paper money.
Origin of green stuff
1950-1955
An Americanism dating back to 1950-55
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  • The driver had bought some green stuff and flung it down upon the white.

    A Spirit in Prison Robert Hichens
  • You'll excuse me now; my wagon's outside with a lot of green stuff that's got to be delivered.

  • Along the banks herbage and green stuff were growing in profusion.

    Spinifex and Sand David W Carnegie
  • There were great stores of barley, and wheat, and green stuff of all kinds.

    Callias Alfred John Church
  • "I think it was the green stuff," I muttered, tongue and throat as dry as paper.

    Memoirs of a Midget Walter de la Mare
  • Let me come out with you to take the green stuff to Patatras.

    Bijou Gyp
  • The green stuff all around was proof that it could be disregarded.

    Operation: Outer Space

    William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • Carts with green stuff, waggons with sand and coal drove this way and that.

    The Path of Life Stijn Streuvels
  • We have kept her waiting a bit too long whilst we were cutting the green stuff.

    Six Plays Florence Henrietta Darwin
  • And a rare basket of green stuff that you have been getting.

    Six Plays Florence Henrietta Darwin

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