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green stuff

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noun Slang.
  1. paper money.
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Origin of green stuff

An Americanism dating back to 1950–55
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Examples from the Web for green stuff

Historical Examples

  • He produced a small crushed piece of green-stuff from his pocket.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, April 14, 1920

    Various

  • At market neither eggs nor green-stuff nor cheese to be had.

    The Gods are Athirst

    Anatole France

  • No doubt he grew other vegetables too—parsnips, carrots, turnips, and some green-stuff—but these were not mentioned.

    Change in the Village

    (AKA George Bourne) George Sturt