dollar bill

Definitions

  • He Took out a Five-dollar Bill 159
    He Took out a Five-dollar Bill 159
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dollar bill a piece of paper money worth one dollar
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Usage

In literature:

Ellis shoved the pack across the table to Vandover, and Vandover gave him a twenty-dollar bill and two red chips.
"Vandover and the Brute" by Frank Norris
And that coal was so high it would be cheaper using dollar bills for fuel.
"Half Portions" by Edna Ferber
Then, while the dollars began to trickle in, the lad flung a bill for a hundred down.
"Winston of the Prairie" by Harold Bindloss
Then there was a basket stall in that ten-dollar bill.
"Our Holidays" by Various
I remember our Heidelberg German doctor sent us a bill for a year of a dollar and a half.
"An American Idyll" by Cornelia Stratton Parker
He offered a fifty-dollar bill, which the shoemaker sent out and had changed.
"From Canal Boy to President" by Horatio Alger, Jr.
My only allies were a dollar bill and a determination to make a million more.
"More Toasts"
He put a ten dollar bill in my hand.
"Tramping on Life" by Harry Kemp
Twelve compositors were regularly employed this year, and the weekly composition bill was two hundred dollars.
"Bay State Monthly, Vol. II, No. 1, October, 1884" by Various
They were hundred-dollar bills.
"The Turtles of Tasman" by Jack London
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In poetry:

Ten thousand dollars were there in sight,
Before they laid down their cards that night.
What have you? at last the card shark said,
And Bill Springer's face turned very red.
"Bill Springer's Hand" by Frank Maynard
'Way go de pony den- 'way go de cariole,
Poor Joe say , "good-bye" on de foot of de hill
An' all he can see of de sleigh de nex' morning
Is jus' about pay for hees two dollar bill.
"Little Mouse" by William Henry Drummond

In news:

Kill the Dollar Bill, Switch to Coins.
The Government Accountability Office will try once again tomorrow to make its case for one dollar coins, instead of dollar bills.
300 dpi Val B Mina color illustration of woman on top of dollar bill staircase and man underneath it.
The last time I had to pay for garlic, Bill Clinton was president and gas was a dollar a gallon.
Some restaurants hang dollar bills from their walls, while others hang windows from their ceilings.
Most of us imagine we can be the last one out of the burning casino with hundred-dollar bills stuffed in every pocket.
Many of these parents are so desperate that they've sold their children for a ten dollar bill.
As yet, Americans haven't taken to the dollar coin, but Congress may take the step of slowly taking dollar bills out of circulation to encourage the use of the coins.
Congress may drop dollar bill in favor of coin.
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has announced Michigan consumers and businesses who purchased LCD televisions, monitors, and laptops, may be entitled to cash payments from a billion dollar settlement fund.
Scott Atkins, vice president of Meybohm Commercial Properties, was involved in the sale of the old Bill's Dollar Store distribution center across from Augusta Regional Airport.
Just how many germs does that dollar bill carry.
We all know the naked baby on the cover of Nirvana's album ' Nevermind ' reaching for a dollar bill at the end of a fishhook.
We all know the naked baby on the cover of Nirvana 's album 'Nevermind' reaching for a dollar bill at the end of a fishhook.
A new bill that could potentially save the state a half a million dollars a year sails through the Assembly but is stalled in the Senate.
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In science:

Passage of H.R. 4646, a bill to stabilize the U.S. dollar.
Partition Decomposition for Roll Call Data
Suppose you have some amount of one dollar bills and the Devil approaches you in a nefarious underground bar.
Zeno meets modern science
He says that he has a hobby of collecting one dollar bills of particular serial numbers and it happened that you do have one such bill.
Zeno meets modern science
So he is offering you a bargain: he will give you ten one dollar bills for this particular one.
Zeno meets modern science
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