Definitions for pelfpɛlf
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word pelf
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
money, esp. of questionable source.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of pelf:
1300–50; ME < AF; OF pelfre, peufre booty
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
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