a roll Jack Rice couldn't jump over

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a roll Jack Rice couldn't jump over

old-fashioned A particularly large sum of money. A reference to a famous steeplechaser (a horse that jumps over obstacles in a race) by the name of Jack Rice. Primarily heard in Australia. He had been expecting a roll Jack Rice couldn't jump over, so his face fell when I told him he'd only won about $100.
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a roll Jack Rice couldn't jump over

a large quantity of money. Australian informal
See also: jack, jump, over, rice, roll