Benjamins


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Benjamins

(ˈbɛndʒəˌmɪnz)
pl n
1. (Currencies) hundred-dollar bills
2. money
[C21: after Benjamin Franklin, whose image appears on this denomination of bill]
References in classic literature ?
The same with the boys: they were Benjamins, Jacobs, Noahs, Enochs.
Tom had two abettors, in the shape of a couple of old boys, Noah and Benjamin by name, who defended him from Charity, and expended much time upon his education.
How the young man from Cambridge sulkily put his five great-coats in front; but was reconciled when little Miss Sharp was made to quit the carriage, and mount up beside him--when he covered her up in one of his Benjamins, and became perfectly good-humoured--how the asthmatic gentleman, the prim lady, who declared upon her sacred honour she had never travelled in a public carriage before (there is always such a lady in a coach--Alas