from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal A ten-dollar bill.
  • n. Chiefly British A ten-pound note.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A monetary note (bill) whose face value is ten basic units of currency.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A ten-pound note.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system
  • n. a United States bill worth 10 dollars


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    February 7, 2007