dollar

Definition of dollar

dol´lar
n.1.A silver coin of the United States containing 371.25 grains of silver and 41.25 grains of alloy, that is, having a total weight of 412.5 grains.
2.A coin of the same general weight and value as the United States silver dollar, though differing slightly in different countries, formerly current in Mexico, Canada, parts of South America, also in Spain, and several other European countries.
3.The value of a dollar; the unit of currency, differing in value in different countries, commonly employed in the United States and a number of other countries, including Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, parts of the Carribbean, Liberia, and several others.
Chop dollar
See under 9th Chop.
Dollar fish
(Zool.) a fish of the United States coast (Stromateus triacanthus), having a flat, roundish form and a bright silvery luster; - called also butterfish, and Lafayette. See Butterfish.
Trade dollar
a silver coin formerly made at the United States mint, intended for export, and not legal tender at home. It contained 378 grains of silver and 42 grains of alloy.

Related Words

C, C-note, Deutschmark, G, G-note, Mark, Reichsmark, afghani, anna, baht, bawbee, bill, bone, buck, cartwheel, cent, centavo, centime, century, conto, copper, crown, dime, dollar bill, dong, farthing, fifty cents, fin, fish, five cents, five hundred dollars, five-dollar bill, five-hundred-dollar bill, five-spot, fiver, florin, four bits, fourpence, fourpenny, franc, frogskin, grand, groat, guilder, guinea, gulden, half G, half a C, half crown, half dollar, half grand, halfpenny, hundred-dollar bill, iron man, kip, kopeck, krona, krone, lira, mag, meg, mill, milreis, mite, monkey, new pence, nickel, np, p, pence, penny, peseta, pie, piece of eight, pistareen, pony, pound, quarter, quid, rand, red cent, rial, rock, ruble, rupee, sawbuck, shekel, shilling, silver dollar, sixpence, skin, smacker, sol, sou, stiver, ten cents, ten-spot, tenner, thousand dollars, thousand-dollar bill, threepence, threepenny bit, thrippence, tuppence, twenty-dollar bill, twenty-five cents, two bits, two-dollar bill, two-spot, twopence, won, yard, yen
Word:

Browse

doldrums
Dole
Dole beer
Dole bread
Dole meadow
Doleful
Dolent
Dolente
Dolerite
Doleritic
Dolesome
Dolf
Dolichocephalic
Dolichocephaly
Dolichotis
dolioform
Doliolidae
Doliolum
Dolium
doll
-dollar-
dollar bill
Dollar fish
Dollardee
dollarfish
dollhouse
Dollman
Dolly
Dolly shop
Dolly Varden
Dolly Varden trout
dolma
Dolman
dolmas
dolmen
dolomite
dolomitic
dolomize
dolor
Doloriferous
Dolorific
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home