Definitions for pelfpɛlf

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, lucre, loot, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampum(noun)

    informal terms for money


  1. pelf(Noun)

    money; riches; gain; especially when dishonestly acquired (cf. lucre)

  2. Origin: Old French pelfre, "booty, stolen goods." It is related to pilfer.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pelf(noun)

    money; riches; lucre; gain; -- generally conveying the idea of something ill-gotten or worthless. It has no plural

  2. Origin: [OE. pelfir booty, OF. pelfre, akin to pelfrer to plunder, and perh. to E. pillage. Cf. Pilfer.]

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