folding money


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n folding money currency issued by a government or central bank and consisting of printed paper that can circulate as a substitute for specie
    • ***


  • Kin Hubbard
    “The safest way to double your money is to fold over once and put it in your pocket.”


In literature:

The money in the portemonnaie was neatly folded and assorted, each kind by itself, in a separate compartment.
"Mercy Philbrick's Choice" by Helen Hunt Jackson
If folded the short fold first, money will not remain in the pocket.
"Current Superstitions" by Various
On some books, money has been lavished on the binding to an amount exceeding by many fold the cost of the book itself.
"A Book for All Readers" by Ainsworth Rand Spofford
Money invested in land will be ten-fold its original value in fifteen years.
"The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2)" by John West
Folding the money carefully and placing it in a safe pocket, he noticed a sign across the street.
"Wanted--7 Fearless Engineers!" by Warner Van Lorne
The boy whipped a paper from the pack under his arm, folded it neatly and gave it to Sunny, taking his money as he did so.
"Sunny Boy in the Big City" by Ramy Allison White
This money had been put into an envelope and was now folded carefully in Peter's inside pocket.
"The Vagrant Duke" by George Gibbs
She turned up her dress to extricate the money from a fold of her stocking.
"The Revellers" by Louis Tracy
As he folded it, Stella observed that he enclosed money in it.
"Erlach Court" by Ossip Schubin
Folded carefully inside a number of sheets of closely written paper was a large sum of money.
"The Way of the Strong" by Ridgwell Cullum

In news:

It wasn't nearly as jarring as it should have been to see these two headlines 'above the fold' in the NYTimes earlier this week: "Banks in Need of Even More Bailout Money" and "Love the Long Eyelashes .
Making Money Two-fold From Trash.
Panhandler snatches man's folding money.

In science:

Continuing this line of thought, it is rather plausible that most PL companies – espe cially the deep-pocketed national corporations that were actually the first to fold – could have stayed, tried to adapt their Oregon business and continue making money from it, rather than shut it down so quickly.
Is There Statistical Evidence that the Oregon Payday-Loan Rate Cap Hurts Consumers?