quarter dollar

quarter dollar

quarter dollar ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. quarter(def 3).

Origin of quarter dollar An Americanism dating back to 1785–95 Examples from the Web for quarter dollar Historical Examples of quarter dollar

  • Spread this paste on your leather, to about the thickness of a quarter-dollar.

    Miss Leslie’s Lady’s New Receipt-Book

    Eliza Leslie

  • However, they deducted the quarter-dollar from Tailor Vertz’s share.

    Harper’s Young People, March 29, 1881


  • Well, we must try to do without Snoddy’s other quarter-dollar.

    Stories for Helen

    Eliza Leslie

  • Glad to recover the squealing little wanderers at any cost, I gave each lying child a quarter-dollar.

    Rdan The Devil And Other Stories

    Louis Becke

  • When it comes to two bits, the quarter-dollar stands for the required amount.

    Across the Plains

    Robert Louis Stevenson

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