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half a yard

Slang definitions & phrases for half a yard

half a yard

noun phrase

Fifty dollars: A ''yard'' and ''half a yard'' meaning one hundred dollars and fifty dollars respectively (1940s+)

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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