silver dollar

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n silver dollar southeastern European plant cultivated for its fragrant purplish flowers and round flat papery silver-white seedpods that are used for indoor decoration
    • n silver dollar a dollar made of silver
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Usage

In literature:

He had some silver and produced an American dollar.
"The Mission of Janice Day" by Helen Beecher Long
An American silver coin, in value the tenth of a dollar.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Sitting in the treasurer's seat at the window he saw a sturdy lad fingering a pile of silver dollars.
"Charles Frohman: Manager and Man" by Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
So, little by little, he had obtained a hundred dollars, ninety of which were in gold, the remainder in silver.
"Tom, The Bootblack" by Horatio Alger
A silver dollar to the gal that wins!
"Dorothy on a Ranch" by Evelyn Raymond
All his money on that day was one silver dollar.
"True to His Home" by Hezekiah Butterworth
June opened a perspiring little brown palm in which lay two warm silver dollars.
"The Fighting Edge" by William MacLeod Raine
Tania's eyes shone as she felt the size and weight of a big silver dollar.
"Madge Morton's Victory" by Amy D.V. Chalmers
There was a multiplicity of small drawers, which he opened eagerly, but he found no cash except four silver half dollars and some smaller silver.
"A Cousin's Conspiracy" by Horatio Alger
In 1878 the Bland-Allison act allowed the coinage of the standard silver dollar.
"One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed" by C. A. Bogardus
As he was passing the Silver Dollar saloon a voice called him.
"Crooked Trails and Straight" by William MacLeod Raine
Then there is my coachman who drove him to the train, here in Barrelton, who had his tip of a silver dollar from him.
"Shapes that Haunt the Dusk" by Various
His father handed him a silver dollar.
"'Me-Smith'" by Caroline Lockhart
In some leopards the spots are larger than a silver dollar, and in some they are as small as a quarter-dollar.
"The Wonders of the Jungle, Book Two" by Prince Sarath Ghosh
Gold and silver had been coined at the mint, and the former had given the standard to the dollar.
"The New Nation" by Frederic L. Paxson
Big silver dollars lay all over de top.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
He was holding towards her a shining silver American dollar!
"'Lizbeth of the Dale" by Marian Keith
This silver dollar is only one of a hundred.
"The Strand Magazine, Volume V, Issue 27, March 1893" by Various
He had in his pocket twenty-five dollars of silver coin.
"Benjamin Franklin, A Picture of the Struggles of Our Infant Nation One Hundred Years Ago" by John S. C. Abbott
The silver coins are ten cents, quarter, half, and whole dollars.
"The Truth About America" by Edward Money
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In poetry:

Twinkling bright through the shadowing limes.
The brook rains a sparkle of silver rhymes
On the dragon-fly, its neighbour;
It pays no duty in dollars and dimes,
For its work is all love-labour.
"In the Country" by Kate Seymour Maclean
I don't want a lot of gab from a bunkshooter in my religion.
I won't take my religion from any man who never works
except with his mouth and never cherishes any memory
except the face of the woman on the American
silver dollar.
"To A Contemporary Bunkshooter" by Carl Sandburg

In news:

Gemco pays top dollar for Carson City silver dollars.
Girl Scout silver dollar to sell out.
The Silver Dollar is the place to be on Frankfort Avenue these days.
The Silver Dollar (1761 Frankfort Avenue) is a restaurant I had been looking forward to visiting since a friend and I saw that renovations had begun on the old firehouse located at Frankfort Avenue and Pope Street.
Last weekend the annual stop on the Dakota Tour was hosted by The Bluffs and major sponsor Silver Dollar Restaurant.
Pro/Am Open by Jim Prosser Last weekend the first stop on the Dakota Tour was hosted by The Bluffs and major sponsor Silver Dollar Restaurant.
Girl Scout silver dollar to sell out .
(AP) — Jimmie DeRamus said traffic at Silver Dollar Pawn & Jewelry Center has more than tripled since the shop in Alexandria became the subject of a reality TV show.
Only about 100,000 five dollar gold coins will be struck, while there will be about 350 thousand one dollar silver coins produced.
If you collect Peace silver dollars from 1921 to 1935, you want all 24 of them.
Silver dollar will honor organization's 2017 centennial.
Gold and silver both advanced to their highest in more than a month as the dollar fell 0.9 percent against a basket of currencies.
Yahoo Travel names Silver Dollar City a top Christmas light attraction.
The uncirculated 2010 Boy Scouts of America Centennial silver dollar sold out on April 26.
Silver Dollar Species Profile.
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In science:

For instance, Xi = log(Si+1/Si ) based on the average price Si of silver in US dollars on day i.
An asymptotic total variation test for copulas
Contour and 3D plots of complex comparisons based on real data: Euro-Dollar (left panel); Silver-Gold (right panel).
An asymptotic total variation test for copulas
For gold, silver and platinum, the prices are in dollar per ounce.
"Thermometers" of Speculative Frenzy
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