long green

long green
noun Date: circa 1891 slang money

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • long green — ☆ long green n. Slang PAPER MONEY …   English World dictionary

  • long green — noun slang : paper money : cash the boy will have plenty of the long green in a couple of years Raymond Chandler * * * Slang. paper money; cash. [1890 95, Amer.] * * * long green, U.S. Slan …   Useful english dictionary

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  • long green — noun Money, especially in the form of cash. Why, a guy come to me and wants to give me half a ton of the long green to go to dat poiper what youse was woikin on and fix de guy whats runnin it …   Wiktionary

  • long green — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Slang. Something, such as coins or printed bills, used as a medium of exchange: cash, currency, lucre, money. Informal: wampum. Slang: bread, cabbage, dough, gelt, green, jack, lettuce, mazuma, moola, scratch. Chiefly… …   English dictionary for students

  • long green — Go to long bread …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • long green — Slang. paper money; cash. [1890 95, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Long Green, Maryland — Long Green is an unincorporated community in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States.References*gnis|590695 …   Wikipedia

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