"time" Definition

  1. cabman’s slang for money. If they wish to express 9s. 9d. they say that “it is a quarter to ten;” if 3s. 6d., half-past three; if 11s. 9d. a quarter to twelve. Cab-drivers can hardly have originated a system which has been in existence as long as the adage, “Time is money.” They have, however, the full use of the arrangement, which is perhaps the simplest on record.
  2. TO DO, to work out a sentence of imprisonment. Time is the generic term for all quantities of incarceration, whether short or long. Sometimes stir-time (imprisonment in the House of Correction) is distinguished from the more extended system of punishment which is called “pinnel (penal) time.”

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Position in the dictionary: 3674 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: time o’ day, tin, tin-pot, tinge, tinkler, tip, tip the double, tip-top, tip-topper, tipper
Previous words in the dictionary: timber-toes, timber merchant, tile, tike-, tightener, tight, tiger, tiffy, tiffin, tiff

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