silver dollar

noun

Definition of silver dollar

US
:a large silver coin worth one dollar that was used in the past

Word by Word Definitions

silver play
  1. : a white ductile very malleable metallic element that is capable of a high degree of polish, is chiefly monovalent in compounds, and has the highest thermal and electric conductivity of any substance — see Chemical Elements Table

  2. : silver as a commodity

  3. : coin made of silver

  1. : made of silver

  2. : resembling silver: such as

  3. : having a white lustrous sheen

  1. : to cover with silver (as by electroplating)

  2. : to coat with a substance (such as a metal) resembling silver

  3. : to give a silvery luster to

dollar play
  1. : taler

  2. : any of numerous coins patterned after the taler (such as a Spanish peso)

  3. : any of various basic monetary units (as in the U.S. and Canada) — see Money Table


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