ten dollar bill

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ten dollar bill a United States bill worth 10 dollars
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Usage

In literature:

Carson snatched the bill book as it was held out to him and began looking through the ten-thousand-dollar banknotes which it contained.
"The Call of the Beaver Patrol" by V. T. Sherman
Then, with a quick motion, as he drew them forth, he covered a ten-dollar bill with a one-dollar note and thrust them forward.
"The Cross-Cut" by Courtney Ryley Cooper
At that moment Ray returned, holding out a new ten-dollar bill.
"The Mask" by Arthur Hornblow
The smallest bill was ten dollars but neither Mr. Moses nor the boy could change it.
"The Adventures of Uncle Jeremiah and Family at the Great Fair" by Charles McCellan Stevens (AKA 'Quondam')
I have seen the time when a ten-dollar-bill would have been welcome to me.
"Chester Rand" by Horatio Alger, Jr
He had rewarded a small boy with a ten-dollar bill for bringing him a despatch from the telegraph office.
"The Yacht Club" by Oliver Optic
Picking it up he found to his great surprise and delight that it was a new ten dollar bill.
"Messenger No. 48" by James Otis
He took the bills from his pocket, and found there were three ten-dollar notes.
"The Coming Wave" by Oliver Optic
You'd better give him back that ten-dollar bill.
"The Telegraph Boy" by Horatio Alger, Jr.
From his red leather wallet he took out a ten dollar bill and laid it on the table beside Hester.
"A Collection of Stories, Reviews and Essays" by Willa Cather
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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

In news:

Then he opened his wallet and counted a bunch of ten-dollar bills.
THE US TREASURY RECENTLY UNVEILED A NEW TEN-DOLLAR BILL.
Many of these parents are so desperate that they've sold their children for a ten dollar bill.
After I finished shining his shoes, he handed me a ten dollar bill and instructed me to keep the change.
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In 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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