ten-spot

 A ten-dollar bill.

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • ten-spot — /ten spot /, n. 1. a playing card the face of which bears ten pips. 2. Slang. a ten dollar bill. [1835 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • ten-spot — ten′ spot n. 1) gam a playing card the face of which bears ten pips 2) sts Slang. a ten dollar bill • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • ten spot — ten spot, Informal. a ten dollar bill …   Useful english dictionary

  • ten-spot — noun one of four playing cards in a deck with ten pips on the face • Syn: ↑ten • Hypernyms: ↑spot * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: ten (I) + spot 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • ten-spot — n. a ten dollar bill. □ I slipped him a ten spot, and suddenly there was a table available. □ It will cost you a ten spot to get the book, in paperback, that is …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • spot — [spät] n. [ME < or akin to MDu spotte, akin to ON spotti, small piece (of ground)] 1. a small area of different color or texture from the main area of which it is a part; often, a mark made by some foreign matter; stain, blot, speck, patch,… …   English World dictionary

  • ten — O.E. ten (Mercian), tien (W.Saxon), from P.Gmc. *tekhan (Cf. O.S. tehan, O.N. tiu, Dan. ti, O.Fris. tian, O.Du. ten, Du. tien, O.H.G. zehan, Ger. zehn, Goth. taihun ten ), from PIE *dekm …   Etymology dictionary

  • spot — spot1 W2S2 [spɔt US spa:t] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(place)¦ 2¦(area)¦ 3¦(mark)¦ 4¦(on skin)¦ 5 on the spot 6 put somebody on the spot 7¦(tv/radio)¦ 8¦(position)¦ 9 weak spot …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • spot — 1 noun (C) 1 PLACE a particular place or area, especially a pleasant place where you spend time: an ideal spot for a picnic | We walked along the beach looking for a spot to sit. | camping/swimming/holiday spot (=a place that is suitable for a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Ten-ball — is a modern pocket billiards (pool) game. It is a Cuegloss|Rotation|rotation game very similar to nine ball, but more difficult, using ten balls instead of nine, and with the 10 ball instead of the 9 as the Cuegloss|Money ball|money ball . Ten… …   Wikipedia

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