Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In China, Malacca, Burma, and Siam, a dollar bearing an impressed private mark as a guaranty of genuineness. It was formerly the custom in Hongkong and the treaty ports of China for each firm to stamp in this way all coin passing through its hands.
- Having the appearance of a dollar covered with chops or marks: applied to the face when deeply pitted with smallpox.
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