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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An early Chinese bronze coinage, so called from its appearance. Also called tin-dangle money.

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Examples

  • The skipper ought to be a smart chap, who can be trusted with money to pay the expenses of the boat as one goes along -- bridge-money and all sorts of things.

    The Chauffeur and the Chaperon

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