A former British bronze coin worth a quarter of a penny.
Roget 621: chance etc. 156; lot, fate etc. (necessity) 601; luck; good luck etc. (good) 618; mascot. speculation, venture, stake, game of chance; mere shot, random shot; blind bargain, leap in the dark; pig in a poke etc. (uncertainty) 475; fluke, potluck; faro bank; flyer [Slang]; limit. uncertainty; uncertainty principle, Heisenberg's uncertainty principle. drawing lots; sortilegy†, sortition†; sortes†, sortes Virgilianae†; rouge et noir [Fr.], hazard, ante, chuck-a-luck, crack-loo [U.S.], craps, faro, roulette, pitch and toss, chuck, farthing, cup tossing, heads or tails cross and pile, poker-dice; wager; bet, betting; gambling; the turf. gaming house, gambling house, betting house; bucket shop; gambling joint; totalizator, totalizer; hell; betting ring; dice, dice box. [person who takes chances] gambler, gamester; man of the turf; adventurer; dicer†. ... show more
Roget 643: unimportance, insignificance, nothingness, immateriality. triviality, levity, frivolity; paltriness etc. adj.; poverty; smallness etc. 32; vanity etc. (uselessness) 645; matter of indifference etc. 866; no object. nothing, nothing to signify, nothing worth speaking of, nothing particular, nothing to boast of, nothing to speak of; small matter, no great matter, trifling matter etc. adj.; mere joke, mere nothing; hardly anything; scarcely anything; nonentity, small beer, cipher; no great shakes, peu de chose [Fr.]; child's play, kinderspiel. toy, plaything, popgun, paper pellet, gimcrack, gewgaw, bauble, trinket, bagatelle, Rickshaw, knickknack, whim-wham, trifle, trifles light as air;" yankee notions [U.S.]. trumpery, trash, rubbish, stuff, fatras†, frippery; leather or prunello;" chaff, drug, froth bubble smoke, cobweb; weed; refuse etc. (inutility) 645; scum etc. (dirt) 653. joke, jest, snap of the fingers; fudge etc. (unmeaning) 517; fiddlestick†, fiddlestick end†; pack of nonsense, mere farce. straw, pin, fig, button, rush; bulrush, feather, halfpenny, farthing, brass farthing, doit†, peppercorn, jot, rap, pinch of snuff, old son; cent, mill, picayune, pistareen†, red cent [U.S.]. minutiae, details, minor details, small fry; dust in the balance, feather in the scale, drop in the ocean, flea-bite, molehill. nine days' wonder, ridiculus mus [Lat.]; flash in the pan etc. (impotence) 158; much ado about nothing etc. (overestimation) 482. ... show more
Roget 800: money, legal tender; money matters, money market; finance; accounts etc. 811; funds, treasure; capital, stock; assets etc. (property) 780; wealth etc. 803; supplies, ways and means, wherewithal, sinews of war, almighty dollar, needful, cash; mammon. [colloquial terms for money] dough, cabbage. money-like instruments, M1, M2, sum, amount; balance, balance sheet; sum total; proceeds etc. (receipts) 810. currency, circulating medium, specie, coin, piece [Fr.], hard cash, cold cash; dollar, sterling coin; pounds shillings and pence; Ls. d.; pocket, breeches pocket, purse; money in hand, cash at hand; ready money, ready cash; slug [U.S.], wad [Slang] wad of bills [U.S.], wad of money, thick wad of bills, roll of dough [Coll.]; rhino†, blunt†, dust†, mopus†, tin†, salt†, chink†; argent comptant [Lat.]; bottom dollar, buzzard dollar†; checks, dibs [Slang]. [specific types of currency] double eagle, eagle; Federal currency, fractional currency, postal currency; Federal Reserve Note, United States Note, silver certificate†, gold certificate†; long bit, short bit [U.S.]; moss, nickel, pile [Slang], pin money, quarter [U.S.], red cent, roanoke†, rock [Slang]; seawan†, seawant†; thousand dollars, grand [Coll.]. [types of paper currency, U.S.] single, one-dollar bill; two-dollar bill; five-dollar bill, fiver [Coll.], fin [Coll.], Lincoln; ten-dollar bill, sawbuck; twenty-dollar bill, Jackson, double sawbuck; fifty-dollar bill; hundred-dollar bill, C-note. [types of U.S. coins: list] penny, cent, Lincoln cent, indian head penny, copper [1700-1900]; two-cent piece three-cent piece [Fr.], half-dime†, nickel, buffalo nickel, V nickel†, dime, disme†, mercury dime†, quarter, two bits, half dollar, dollar, silver dollar, Eisenhower dollar, Susan B. Anthony dollar†. precious metals, gold, silver, copper, bullion, ingot, nugget. petty cash, pocket money, change, small change, small coin, doit†, stiver†, rap, mite, farthing, sou, penny, shilling, tester, groat, guinea; rouleau†; wampum; good sum, round sum, lump sum; power of money, plum, lac of rupees. major coin, crown; minor coin. monetarist, monetary theory. [Science of coins] numismatics, chrysology†. [coin scholar or collector] numismatist. paper money, greenback; major denomination, minor denomination; money order, postal money order, Post Office order; bank note; bond; bill, bill of exchange; order, warrant, coupon, debenture, exchequer bill, assignat†; blueback [U.S.], hundi†, shinplaster [U.S.]. note, note of hand; promissory note, I O U; draft, check, cheque, back-dated check; negotiable order of withdrawal, NOW. remittance etc. (payment) 807; credit etc. 805; liability etc. 806. drawer, drawee†; obligor†, obligee†; moneyer†, coiner. false money, bad money; base coin, flash note, slip†, kite [Slang]; fancy stocks; Bank of Elegance. argumentum ad crumenam [Lat.]. letter of credit. circulation, multiplier effect. [variation in the value of currency] inflation, double-digit inflation, hyperinflation, erosion of the currency, debasement of the currency; deflation; stagflation. [relative value of two currencies] exchange rate, rate of exchange, floating exchange rates, fixed rates. [place to exchange currencies] currency counter, currency exchange, bureau de change [Fr.]. gold-backed currency, gold standard, silver standard. bank account, savings account, checking account, money market account, NOW account, time deposit, deposit, demand deposit, super NOW account; certificate of deposit, CD. [money symbols] $ [U.S.], US$ [U.S.]; Y; A$. [authorities controlling currency] Federal Reserve Bank [U.S.], central bank [U.S.]; Federal Reserve Board, board of governors of the Federal Reserve; Treasury Department; Secret Service. [place where money is manufactured] mint, bureau of engraving. [government profit in manufacturing money] seigniorage. [false money] counterfeit, funny money, bogus money, (falsehood) 545. [cost of money] interest, interest rate, discount rate. ... show more
is a specific kind of: coin.
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