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noun Economics.
the free coinage of silver, especially at a fixed ratio with gold.
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Origin of free silver

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