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Burn

His money burns a hole in his pocket. He cannot keep it in his pocket, or forbear spending it. To burn one's boats. To cut oneself off from all means or hope of retreat. The allusion is to…

Money

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Money

Shortly after the Gallic invasion, Lucius Furius built a temple to Juno Moneta (the Monitress) on the spot where the house of Manlius Capitolinus stood. This spot of the Capitol was selecte…

Robert Burns

The favorite national poet of Scotland, Robert Burns is the author of "Auld Lang Syne," "To A Mouse" and "Tam o' Shanter." Raised in a poor family of farmers, Burns still managed to learn literature …

Money Leaders

PGAEuropean PGASenior PGALPGA Official money leaders of PGA, European PGA, Senior PGA and LPGA tours for 1998 and unofficial money leaders for 1999, as compiled by the PGA, European PGA and LP…

Money Matters

The venal god of Mammon is everywhere to be found in this reputedly dignified government publication. In 1997 there were 18,552,000 people between 25 and 54 who did not work because, …

Blood Money

Money paid to a person for giving such evidence as shall lead to the conviction of another; money paid to the next of kin to induce him to forego his “right” of seeking blood fo…

Money Leaders

PGAEuropean PGASenior PGALPGA Official money leaders of PGA, European PGA, Senior PGA and LPGA tours for 1996 and unofficial money leaders for 1997 (through Oct. 5), as compiled by the PGA, Eu…

Wroth Money

or Wroth Silver. Money paid to the lord in lieu of castle guard for military service; a tribute paid for killing accidentally some person of note; a tri…

Coin Money

(To ). To make money with rapidity and ease. “For the last four years ... I literally coined money.” —F. Kemble: Residence in Georgia. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fa…