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Monkey

In the United Kingdom, a slang term for 500 pounds.
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The carving of '2 pieces of Mosaick with flowers a top' cost 2 [pounds sterling] 1s 6d; the turning of '2 vauzes carv'd with four different ornaments' 3 [pounds sterling] 10; the 'two Palm Trees for the top of the Vauzes' (these no longer survive) 3 [pounds sterling] and the 'four Monkies in different postures' 19 [pounds sterling] 12.
Other successful "natural" products in our portfolio include Monkies Roasted Peanut in Shell.
Monkies are the current Cup holders and are looking to retain this trophy for a fourth consecutive year - but it will not be easy for them.