Definitions

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  • noun The spoils of a win; something that has been won

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

  • noun something won (especially money)

Etymologies

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Examples

  • His winnings from the Comstock he sank into the various holes of the bottomless Daffodil

    CHAPTER IV

  • The trigger for a form W-2G (not sure when/if a 1099 comes into play) is $1200 or more in winnings on a single wager.

    Heads you win, and they do, too (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • But the 33-year-old has strung together an impressive series of races this year, earning her the USA Running Circuit title — "unless there's a disaster," she said — and more than $32,000 in winnings (previous winners include Meb Keflezighi on the men's side and Deena Kastor on the women's).

    Thirty-Two Years and Counting

  • Does this mean just in winnings or does it count when they were scoring the event?

    Singularity Watch, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • As the book opens, Jack and hisracing "syndicate" suffer a double loss: their horse is injured so can't finish therace; and Cynthia, one of the team, has been mugged while collecting onthe winnings from the previous outing.

    Dead Point by Peter Temple

  • As the book opens, Jack and hisracing "syndicate" suffer a double loss: their horse is injured so can't finish therace; and Cynthia, one of the team, has been mugged while collecting onthe winnings from the previous outing.

    Dead Point by Peter Temple

  • These jars of sweets are not so uncommon 'oop Norrf' - mainly because (unlike the affluent Sarrf) locals here can only afford to buy an ounce of this and an ounce of that, usually with the winnings from the local whippet races.

    Sweetie Time

  • But stop that man – he stole my money … winnings from the Casino!

    Spell of Magic – Part 5 « Official Harry Harrison News Blog

  • As the book opens, Jack and hisracing "syndicate" suffer a double loss: their horse is injured so can't finish therace; and Cynthia, one of the team, has been mugged while collecting onthe winnings from the previous outing.

    May 2008

  • Investigators have revealed that Russian holders of betting accounts stood to share $1.5 million in winnings on Davydenko's match, Immenga says.

    Match-fixing allegations put tennis officials on high alert

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