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dead president

Paper currency in the US (which features pictures of certain deceased US presidents). Hey, can I borrow some dead presidents? I don't get paid till tomorrow.
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dead president

n. a piece of U.S. paper money. (Refers to the pictures of presidents on the bills.) This silly magazine costs three dead presidents!
See also: dead, president
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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And dead presidents joins dead air, dead letter, dead metaphor, and dead reckoning, the newbie standing for "U.S.
The story of the dollar throws up many interesting facts: how Dixieland took its name from a $10 bill favoured in the deep south; why masonic symbols were chosen to adorn dollar bills; and why only the portraits of dead Presidents are used.
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In the process, Master P and company are staking their claim, rewriting the rules and raking in a lot of dead presidents.
"Tolerated only when measured by our octave range, athletic prowess, and/or our general public-pleasing abilities," Stanford writes, "men, who, in the light of day, are looked upon in disdain, while in the cloaking darkness of night are desired, hunted, and insulted by dead presidents in exchange for illicit favors." The tone of Jenkin's essay is echoed by Jalal's essay, in which he writes that "very few of the men I had sex with held me or kissed me.
Think of that receipt as green paper with pictures of dead presidents. If you are in the 28% bracket, a $1,000 contribution of old clothes means $280 in your pocket.
Or: "Clinton is consulting a few dead presidents. When he asks them for their best advice, George Washington advises 'be honest', Thomas Jefferson says 'be strong' and Abraham Lincoln counsels, 'take Hillary to the theatre'.
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In recent weeks, Americans have been treated to more revelations about the less-than-admirable traits of their dead presidents. Richard Nixon.
She said even though all of those dead presidents are at first a sight to see, eventually you come to regard them as dirty paper that gets all over your hands.