from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Money; cash.
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- noun US, slang
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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They can sure shed mazuma, but they can't work, or turn out of bed in the morning.
Oh, they are real hummers, your boss and mine, when it comes to sheddin 'the mazuma an' never mindin 'other folks' feelin's.
They can give orders an 'shed mazuma, but, as you say, they're plum babes.
What concerns me is despite all the evidence of falsehood being out there, certainly in the blogoshere, concerning yellowcake, alluminium tubes, mobile biological weapons laboratories, Sadam Hussein's sponsorship of al Qaeda etc, the goverment and the opposition apparently fell for, which frankly has brought me to the conclusion that the real scandal is the sale of our foreign policy by politicians, turning their heads away while crasping mazuma in their palms.
Punch and Go, of the North; he taught them to work in factories, to wear Klassy Kollege Klothes, and to shout, “Oh, you baby doll, watch me gather in the mazuma.”
If "yours truly" ever gets a large bunch of the mazuma
"What aire we goin 'ter do with all this yere mazuma?" asked Bud, looking over the stacks of fifties, twenties, tens, and fives that lay on the table around which they were sitting in the living room, and which was flanked by piles of gold and a few hundred-dollar bills.
What I'd like to know is how a man who couldn't pay you a tenner collected all that mazuma.
It's all settled, if only I can connect with the mazuma.
I should worry, 76 In its way, is correct English, but in essence it is as completely Yiddish as kosher, ganof, schadchen, oi-yoi, or mazuma.