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1. a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank);
- Example: "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"
[syn: bill, note, government note, bank bill, banker's bill, bank note, banknote, Federal Reserve note, greenback]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Garfish \Gar"fish`\, n. [See Gar, n.] (Zool.) (a) A European marine fish (Belone vulgaris); -- called also gar, gerrick, greenback, greenbone, gorebill, hornfish, longnose, mackerel guide, sea needle, and sea pike. (b) One of several species of similar fishes of the genus Tylosurus, of which one species (T. marinus) is common on the Atlantic coast. T. Caribb[ae]us, a very large species, and T. crassus, are more southern; -- called also needlefish. Many of the common names of the European garfish are also applied to the American species. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Greenback \Green"back"\, n. One of the legal tender notes of the United States; a note of paper currency of the United States; -- first issued in 1862, and having the devices on the back printed with green ink, to prevent alterations and counterfeits. [1913 Webster]U.S. Gazetteer (1990):
Greenback, TN (city, FIPS 30880) Location: 35.65176 N, 84.17517 W Population (1990): 611 (250 housing units) Area: 13.3 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water) Zip code(s): 37742