Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 08/24/19 Spondulicks

Spondulicks (noun)
spondulicks or spon·du·lix [ spon-doo-liks ]


noun Older Slang.
1. money; cash

Origin: An Americanism dating back to 1855–60; origin uncertain

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SPONDULICKS
Also it was convincingly true that the ingoing party—its way now made a pacific one—would need the "spondulicks."
CABBAGES AND KINGS|O. HENRY

"I wonder where he got the spondulicks," broke in her son Richard.
THE FOURTH WATCH|H. A. CODY

"Spondulicks," said Dicky with a laugh, as the other hesitated for a word.
BLINDFOLDED|EARLE ASHLEY WALCOTT

Suppose I can't raise the spondulicks in time for the ten train!
MOLLY BROWN'S ORCHARD HOME|NELL SPEED

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