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greenback

slang In the US, a $1 bill. So named for the green color of the back of the bill. Any chance you can spare a few greenbacks? I just want to get a soda from the place across the street.

greenback

(ˈgrinbæk)
n. a dollar bill. It’s only ten greenbacks. Anybody can afford that.
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The H-Bomber, whose goals helped Tamworth to win the Dr Martens Premier last term, had decided to retire to concentrate on his first management post with the Greenbacks.