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  • Even his would-be femme fatale, Marie, who asks the underemployed illustrator ( "Soup cans or sunsets?") for a fivespot in a bar, turns out working-girl ordinary, played with something between understatement and resignation by a young

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  • The dancer snatched the fivespot out of Catherine’s fingers, then asked, “What?”

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  • You got me plumb buffaloed with that fivespot o 'yourn. "

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  • noun
    1. a playing card or the upward face of a die bearing five pips; a domino one half of which bears five pips.
    2. Slang. a five-dollar bill.
    3. a low plant, Nemophila maculata, of the waterleaf family, native to western and central California, having white flowers with a purple spot at the tip of each of its five petals.

    4. a five-year prison sentence

    June 10, 2015