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motser

or motzer

[mot-ser] /ˈmɒt sər/
noun, Australian Slang.
1.
a large amount of money, especially a sum won in gambling.
Also, motza [mot-suh] /ˈmɒt sə/ (Show IPA).
Origin of motser
1940-1945
1940-45; perhaps alteration of Polari medzers, medzies, metzes money, plural of medzer, madzer halfpenny, ultimately < Italian mezzo half, mezzo

motzer

[mot-ser] /ˈmɒt sər/
noun
1.
Also, motza
[mot-suh] /ˈmɒt sə/ (Show IPA)
.
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British Dictionary definitions for motza

motser

/ˈmɒtsə/
noun
1.
(Austral, informal) a large sum of money, esp a gambling win
Word Origin
of uncertain origin; possibly Yiddish
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