Definitions for pelfpɛlf
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word pelf
boodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, lucre, loot, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampum(noun)
informal terms for money
money; riches; gain; especially when dishonestly acquired (cf. lucre)
Origin: Old French pelfre, "booty, stolen goods." It is related to pilfer.
money; riches; lucre; gain; -- generally conveying the idea of something ill-gotten or worthless. It has no plural
Origin: [OE. pelfir booty, OF. pelfre, akin to pelfrer to plunder, and perh. to E. pillage. Cf. Pilfer.]
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