from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A label or ticket, placed on goods for sale, with the price marked on it.


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  • "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."

    The Fat of the Land The Story of an American Farm

  • 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!

    Margarita's Soul The Romantic Recollections of a Man of Fifty

  • Then, too, we're all tagged and labelled like cans of salmon with the price-mark on -- we can't four-flush.

    The Ne'er-Do-Well

  • 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.

    V. V.'s Eyes

  • 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.

    Everyman's Land

  • 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.

    The Wit and Humor of America, Volume I. (of X.)

  • "Beg pardon, ma'am; but there's a price-mark hanging on your dress behind."

    American Fairy Tales

  • Because I think our price-mark is more attractive, than others in India.

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