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beans

1. n. nothing. I have nothing I can give you. Nothing, zotz, beans!
2. n. nonsense. (Refers to beans that produce gas, which is hot air or nonsense.) Stop feeding me beans.
3. n. soybean futures contracts. (Securities markets. Usually with the.) Buy the jan beans and sell puts on the bellies.
4. n. money; dollars. Gimme some beans. I gotta get some gas.
See also: bean
References in classic literature ?
He looked to see if the dish of beans was still there; the dish of beans had disappeared.
Alick too was come in, and was seated in his far corner, eating cold broad beans out of a large dish with his pocket-knife, and finding a flavour in them which he would not have exchanged for the finest pineapple.
The bean thanked him most prettily, but as the tailor used black thread, all beans since then have a black seam.
But he put on a woollen shirt and strapped a navy revolver to his person, took to the bacon and beans of the country, and determined to do in Nevada as Nevada did.
Into the small boats were also loaded salt meats and biscuit, with a small supply of potatoes and beans, matches, and cooking vessels, a chest of tools, and the old sails which Black Michael had promised them.
He ate beans with a knife, made three secret visits to old Mombi, and limped slightly on his left foot.
Well, they tried to surprise us one night, but Trent was up himself watching, and I tell you we did give 'em beans.
Beyond all hurt or harm; beyond your help; for the time when your kind words or kind actions could have done me good,'--he struck his hand upon his breast, and shook his head, 'is gone, with the scent of last year's beans or clover on the air.
While coffee was boiling, bacon frying, and flapjacks were being mixed, Daylight found time to put on a big pot of beans.
No more can it be explained than can a human explain why, at luncheon to-day, he selects green peas and rejects string beans, when only yesterday he elected to choose string beans and to reject green peas.
Beans and bacon, cheese and bread, were all he had to offer, but he offered them freely.
Rose watched her as she got out a great pan of beans to look over, and wondered how it would seem to have life all work and no play.
Item, that having been told by the master of the novices that he should restrict his food for two days to a single three-pound loaf of bran and beans, for the greater honoring and glorifying of St.
With this very severe labour, they live entirely on boiled beans and bread.
I got out several cords of stumps in plowing, which supplied me with fuel for a long time, and left small circles of virgin mould, easily distinguishable through the summer by the greater luxuriance of the beans there.