Synonyms for mazuma

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I think you're out of mazuma, and that's why I'm doing this.

When they want it, every one of these memoranda must be Johnny-on-the-spot before they can dig up the mazuma.

All his life hes had to pinch, and now he hangs on to the mazuma with a deathlike grip.

But don't forget to burn a few punk sticks in the joss house to the great god Mazuma from time to time.

WORD ORIGIN

slang for "money," 1894, from Yiddish, from Mishnaic Hebrew mezumman "designated, fixed, appointed," used in Medieval Hebrew in sense of "cash" (cf. slang the needful "money"), from Akkad. simanu "appointed time." It figured in "People v. Stokes," case argued before Supreme Court of California (1894), which cites newspaper coverage of an earlier trial mentioning "Colonel Mazuma":

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