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synonyms for purse strings

  • almighty dollar
  • financial control
  • money belt
  • money power
  • power of the purse
  • wallet
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Absently his hands wandered through the pockets, and found his purse and the money in an outside pocket.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
I turned round, thrust my purse into the lap of the nearest, and with a light heart led the lady back to the hotel.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Ernest called out; "you have forgotten your money;" and he held out a purse, but the man was gone.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Round her neck depended from a black velvet band, strings of diamonds of great size and magnificence.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
You would laugh if you should see the strings of eggs hanging across this pony's back—yes, eggs.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
A Cremona Violin is, to a rich amateur, a loadstone that is sure to attract the shining metal from the depths of his purse.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
The flues are subdivided into Diapasons, Flutes, and Strings, and we now proceed to consider each of these groups separately.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
She did not smile as she opened a black purse and produced an envelope which she handed to Delancy.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
He showed skill as a cut-purse in going straight to an inner pocket where Malcolm carried some small store of money.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The lady was a very dressy person and she laid her silver-mesh purse on the counter between herself and Jess.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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