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- noun plural Informal Twenty-five cents.
- noun plural Slang A petty sum.
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- noun Twenty-five
cents, or a quarter.
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based on the old monetary bit, which was one eighth of an old Spanish dollar (or 12½ cents in more modern usage)
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