Straits dollar

[ streyts ]

  1. a former silver coin and monetary unit of the Straits Settlements.

Origin of Straits dollar

First recorded in 1905–10

Words Nearby Straits dollar Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Straits dollar in a sentence

  • There were a thousand Chinese in Singapore who would cut a man's throat for a Straits dollar.

    Parrot & Co. | Harold MacGrath
  • Millions for justice but not a plugged Straits dollar for graft.

    Gold Out of Celebes | Aylward Edward Dingle