Origin of greenback
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(The Brazilian real is down a world-beating 21 percent against the greenback since May).Can Dilma Rousseff Recover?
August 24, 2013
The rest came in a currency then thought far more valuable than the greenback: Facebook stock.How Joining Facebook Is Hurting Instagram
August 28, 2012
Already money markets have begun to adjust the Australian dollar, which in recent months has enjoyed parity with the greenback.Australia Flood Photos: Brisbane Is Underwater
January 14, 2011
As I turned the corner I saw him open the door of Greenback's store and walk in.Arm of the Law
Mrs. Fowler secured the adoption of the plank by the Greenback convention.
The Greenback and the People's parties have welcomed women as assistants.
The Greenback vote was only 308,578, about three per cent of the total.The Agrarian Crusade
Solon J. Buck
Dave waved a greenback when all passengers had been transferred.Third Warning
Roy J. Snell
- US informal an inconvertible legal-tender US currency note originally issued during the Civil War in 1862
- US slang a dollar bill
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Word Origin and History for greenback
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