a thou

a thou

A slang term for one thousand. It is pronounced like the beginning of the word "thousand," not like the archaic pronoun "thou." I could make a thou on that job easily, and then we wouldn't have to worry about money for awhile.
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thou

(θɑʊ)
n. one thousand. I managed to get a couple of thou from the bank, but I need a little more than that.
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A Thou is not to be used to further my own ends or enhance my life (although my life may certainly be enhanced in I-Thou encounters).
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