long purse

  1. informal wealth; riches

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How to use long purse in a sentence

  • "I guess where you are, Master Richard—you would save your countryman's long purse," said Jenkin.

    The Fortunes of Nigel | Sir Walter Scott
  • He produced a long purse, with the greatest coolness, and counted them out on the table and pushed them over to me.

    Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
  • He drew from his pocket a long purse, took out a certain number of gold pieces, and offered them to the "horse-dealer."

    The Brass Bell | Eugne Sue
  • Wright took out a long purse full of guineas: then put it up again, and opened a pocket-book full of bank-notes.

  • But the camera sold for this large sum demands a purchaser with something more than a long purse.

    Practical Cinematography and Its Applications | Frederick Arthur Ambrose Talbot