free silver


nounEconomics.
  1. the free coinage of silver, especially at a fixed ratio with gold.

Origin of free silver

1
An Americanism dating back to 1875–80

Other words from free silver

  • free-silver, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for free silver

free silver

noun
  1. the unlimited minting of silver coins, esp when at a fixed ratio to gold

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