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spondulicks

or spon·du·lix

[ spon-doo-liks ]
/ spɒnˈdu lɪks /
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noun Older Slang.

money; cash.

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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

Origin of spondulicks

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60; origin uncertain
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Example sentences from the Web for spondulicks

  • "Spondulicks," said Dicky with a laugh, as the other hesitated for a word.

    Blindfolded|Earle Ashley Walcott
  • "I wonder where he got the spondulicks," broke in her son Richard.

    The Fourth Watch|H. A. Cody
  • Also it was convincingly true that the ingoing party—its way now made a pacific one—would need the "spondulicks."

  • Suppose I can't raise the spondulicks in time for the ten train!

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