"case" Definition

  1. a bad crown-piece. HALF-A-CASE, a counterfeit half-crown. There are two sources, either of which may have contributed this slang term. CASER is the Hebrew word for a crown; and silver coin is frequently counterfeited by coating or CASING pewter or iron imitations with silver. Possibly from its being “a CASE” with the unfortunate owner.

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Position in the dictionary: 528 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: case., cask, cassam, cast, cast up accounts, castor, cat, cat and kitten sneaking, cat-faced, cat-in-the-pan
Previous words in the dictionary: cascade, casa, carts, cart-wheel, carry-on, carry me out!, carry corn, carrots, carrot., carriwitchet

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