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

  • Informal Twenty-five cents.
  • Slang A petty sum.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Twenty-five cents, or a quarter.


based on the old monetary bit, which was one eighth of an old Spanish dollar (or 12½ cents in more modern usage) (Wiktionary)


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