Wednesday, October 19, 2005
Definitions for pelf
- Money; riches; gain; -- generally conveying the idea of something ill-gotten.
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Citations for pelf
. . .a master manipulator who will twist and dodge around the clock to keep the privileges of power and pelf.
She writes about those she might have known first-hand: teenage girls cowering in bunkers . . . friends making promises they can never keep . . . rich folk fattened on wartime pelf, poor folk surviving by wit alone.