Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A label or ticket, placed on goods for sale, with the price marked on it.
“We will win out all right in the end, Mr. Headman, for we will not put the price-mark on health, freedom, happiness, or fun, until we have seen the debit side of the ledger.”
“It may be we should have had to pay a greater price -- for nothing lacks its price-mark on life's counter, more's the pity, and if we are deceived by long credit-accounts, the more fools we!”
“Then, too, we're all tagged and labelled like cans of salmon with the price-mark on -- we can't four-flush.”
“She, too, had been patronizing the midsummer sales, and beside the sailor, she had on a new linen skirt which she had got for $1.75, though the original price-mark was still on it and said $5.”
“The cot-bed of some hospitable captain or major disguised itself as a couch, under a brand-new silk table-cover with the price-mark still attached, and several small sofa cushions, also ticketed.”
“Some were new and had the price-mark still on them, while others were old, foundered albums, with a droop in the back and little flecks of egg and gravy on the title-page.”
“Beg pardon, ma'am; but there's a price-mark hanging on your dress behind.”
“Because I think our price-mark is more attractive, than others in India.”
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