Bain reaped a windfall of $20 for every dollar it put into a company called Ampad.
Of course, any state would welcome the windfall that is coming from Facebook and other dot.com phenomena.
With some areas, the differences are stark in terms of where this windfall lands.
Walter Lamberson proposes Africa: Facebook will invest some of its windfall to create growth for its shareholders.
The stock opened at $83, lavishing an instant 84 percent windfall on their money.
The windfall and cull apples may be divided into two grades.
Back and forth she patrolled along the edges of the windfall.
How happy he was in thinking what a windfall it was for his friend, and how far it would go in fitting him up respectably!
The supply of fruits on the hill side of the windfall was becoming exhausted.
Then came the soft and balmy night, glorious in the radiance of a full spring moon when she refused to leave the windfall.
An unexpected profit from a business or other source. The term connotes gaining huge profits without working for them — for example, when oil companies profit from a temporary scarcity of oil.