one dollar bill

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n one dollar bill a piece of paper money worth one dollar
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Usage

In literature:

It was a one-dollar bill!
"Fame and Fortune" by Horatio Alger, Jr.
But he was busy looking for a one-dollar bill among the fives and tens.
"The Boy from the Ranch" by Frank V. Webster
The Governor extracted the sixty one-thousand-dollar bills from his bag, and laid them out on the bed.
"Blacksheep! Blacksheep!" by Meredith Nicholson
There was a dollar bill on the floor under a table one afternoon.
"The Lion's Mouse" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
Our bill was only one dollar for a whole year.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
He was handed a new, uncreased one-thousand-dollar bill.
"From Place to Place" by Irvin S. Cobb
A man walked into one of the leading cafes in Middletown, N. Y., and asked the bartender to give him change for a three-dollar bill.
"Owen Clancy's Happy Trail" by Burt L. Standish
It was, for a fact, a stack of one thousand dollar bills.
"Card Trick" by Walter Bupp AKA Randall Garrett
Thereupon he handed me ten one-thousand-dollar bills for the Tuskegee Institute.
"Booker T. Washington" by Emmett J. Scott and Lyman Beecher Stowe
There is only one thing that interests a child more than history, (unless it is Sunday school), and that is a dollar bill.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Eleventh Annual Meeting" by Various
So saying, he pulled out ten one-dollar bills and gallantly tendered it to the lady, with a nod and smile at the farmer.
"Radio Boys Loyalty" by Wayne Whipple
Ten bills, one dollar (about seventy-five cents of our present currency).
"Washington and the American Republic, Vol. 3." by Benson J. Lossing
I took 'em, and handed in one of your ten-dollar bills.
"Rufus and Rose" by Horatio Alger, Jr
He had observed that the ten-dollar bill she gave him was only one out of a large roll, and his cupidity was aroused.
"Luke Walton" by Horatio Alger
I have looked over the contents, which are, as you state, fifteen one-thousand-dollar bills.
"Uncle Sam's Boys as Lieutenants" by H. Irving Hancock
He would reduce both amounts to one thousand dollar bills and hurry back to Annapolis to meet Croyden.
"In Her Own Right" by John Reed Scott
And, after rummaging in all his pockets, he succeeded in producing one very ragged-looking twenty-dollar bill.
"Ralph Gurney's Oil Speculation" by James Otis
The latter felt in one of the vest pockets and drew out a ten dollar bill.
"The Web of the Golden Spider" by Frederick Orin Bartlett
Now, where do you suppose he got twenty dollars in one bill?
"Nan of Music Mountain" by Frank H. Spearman
She looked about her wildly; one hand was clutching a bundle of hundred-dollar bills.
"The Hound From The North" by Ridgwell Cullum
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In news:

WASHINGTON — Replacing the one- dollar bill with a coin equivalent could save the government approximately $5.5 billion over 30 years, according to a new study by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), a congressional watchdog.
They'll also be getting schooled in one of the more obscure fights going on in Congress right now: whether to replace the dollar bill with a coin.
A US woman dubbed the " cleaning fairy" after she broke into a home, cleaned it and left a 75 dollar (£47) bill has been put on probation for one year.
The Government Accountability Office will try, once again, to make its case for one dollar coins instead of dollar bills.
One way they are considering is eliminating the one-dollar bill and replacing it with one-dollar coins.
The counterfeit bill is a genuine one dollar bill that has been washed out and then imprinted with a one hundred dollar bill.
Product placement in entertainment shows is one thing, but that is different from compromising the news product, whose currencyis credibility as well as dollar bills.
One way they are considering is eliminating the one- dollar bill and replacing it with one- dollar coins.
WASHINGTON – MARCH 26: Sheets of one hundred dollar bills wait to be cut into singles at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing on March 26, 2009 in Washington, DC.
Tofu, one of two furry store clerks at East by West, makes change for customers by taking dollar bills from owner Yume Leavell and placing them on the counter.
The Government Accountability Office will try once again tomorrow to make its case for one dollar coins, instead of dollar bills.
Most of us imagine we can be the last one out of the burning casino with hundred-dollar bills stuffed in every pocket.
What does that phrase mean, exactly, and why would one want it on a car (or a dollar bill).
When the national debt was about $1 trillion, Ronald Reagan informed us that $1 trillion would be a stack of one thousand dollar bills over 60 miles high.
Those would be one thousand dollar bills lying flat, stacked one upon another.
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In science:

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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