Chop dollar

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Chop dollar a silver dollar stamped to attest its purity.
    • Chop dollar See under 9th Chop.
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Usage

In literature:

He would have believed her if she had told him the chops had cost a dollar.
"McTeague" by Frank Norris
You think I ought to be frying chops for you and giving praise because I have a nineteen-dollar near-taffeta dress.
"The Gorgeous Girl" by Nalbro Bartley
Boil maple syrup once a year, or chop a cord or two of wood at a dollar a cord?
"A Cry in the Wilderness" by Mary E. Waller
Jud chopped wood for an extra dollar now and then.
"The Sherrods" by George Barr McCutcheon
Ab, a barefooted fellow, was chopping wood on a wintry day to earn a dollar that he might buy a pair of shoes.
"Lincoln, the Politician" by T. Aaron Levy
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In news:

Chef Richard Chamberlain from Dallas' Chamberlain's Steak & Chop House demonstrates how to prepare a flank steak for four, with dessert, for only forty dollars.
1 lb fresh scallops Slice into silver dollar size 1 mango, medium dice 1 avocado, medium dice 2 tbsp chopped cilantro 3 tbsp veggie oil, or canola Salt and pepper to taste 3 tbsp lime juice.
Speculation is already droning about which of today's most high-velocity cars will face the chop, as the US dollar dives without a bungee cord and gasoline twitches toward four bucks a gallon.
Ralston Public Schools is putting teachers and staff on the chopping block after having to make up to $2.7 million dollars in cuts.
1874-CC Trade Dollar, MS60, 4 Chops, Uncertified.
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