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Definition of Dollar
DollarDollar Dol"lar, n. [D. daalder, LG. dahler, G. thaler, an
abbreviation of Joachimsthaler, i. e., a piece of money first
coined, about the year 1518, in the valley (G. thal) of St.
Joachim, in Bohemia. See Dale.]
(a) A silver coin of the United States containing 371.25
grains of silver and 41.25 grains of alloy, that is,
having a total weight of 412.5 grains.
(b) A gold coin of the United States containing 23.22
grains of gold and 2.58 grains of alloy, that is,
having a total weight of 25.8 grains, nine-tenths
fine. It is no longer coined.
Note: Previous to 1837 the silver dollar had a larger amount
of alloy, but only the same amount of silver as now,
the total weight being 416 grains. The gold dollar as a
distinct coin was first made in 1849. The eagles, half
eagles, and quarter eagles coined before 1834 contained
24.75 grains of gold and 2.25 grains of alloy for each
2. A coin of the same general weight and value, though
differing slightly in different countries, current in
Mexico, Canada, parts of South America, also in Spain, and
several other European countries.
3. The value of a dollar; the unit commonly employed in the
United States in reckoning money values.
Chop dollar. See under 9th Chop.
Dollar fish (Zo["o]l.), a fish of the United States coast
(Stromateus triacanthus), having a flat, roundish form
and a bright silvery luster; -- called also butterfish,
and Lafayette. See Butterfish.
Trade dollar, a silver coin formerly made at the United
States mint, intended for export, and not legal tender at
home. It contained 378 grains of silver and 42 grains of
Meaning of Dollar from wikipedia
(symbol: $) is the name of more than 20 currencies, including those
of Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Liberia, Namibia, New Zealand, Singapore...
- The United States dollar
(sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated
US$ and referred
to as the dollar
, U.S. dollar
, or American dollar
) is the official
- The Canadian dollar
(symbol: $; code: CAD; French: dollar
canadien) is the currency
of Canada. It is abbreviated
with the dollar
sign $, or sometimes...
- The Australian dollar
(sign: $; code: AUD) is the currency
of Australia, including
- The dollar
coin is a United States
coin with a face value
of one United States dollar
. It is the second largest
U.S. coin currently minted
of one dollar salaries
of top executives
in large businesses
for a one-dollar
salary. One-dollar salaries
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the Creflo Dollar Ministerial
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- The Dollar
is the major-label debut album
from American country music artist Jamey
2006 on BNA Records, it features
sign or peso sign ($ or ) is a symbol
used to indicate
of various currencies around
the world, including
the peso and the US dollar
Tree Stores, Inc., formerly known
as Only $1.00, is an American chain
of discount variety stores
that sells items
for $1 or less. Headquartered...
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