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razoo

(rəˈzuː)
n
informal Austral and NZ an imaginary coin: not a brass razoo; they took every last razoo.
[C20: of uncertain origin]
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The 10-year-old took the role of Katy Freeman in Brass Razoo which was written, directed and performed by members at the Black-E theatre.
Two hundred years ago, it didn't cost a brass razoo if you stole a horse or cow - free passage and a sevenyear stopover at the very least
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I wouldn't have given a razoo what they (CA) told me.
A A BRASS razoo is a good old Australian expression meaning one is broke.
However, there is a problem here on the basis that I pay not so much as a razoo to get into the place, have a wonderful balcony outside the hacks' room from which to watch streams of losers trail sweatily home, and more free lunches than it is decent to eat.
This process has devalued celebrity's coinage and turned royalty into its brass razoo.