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Grass

A slang term for $10 in Hong Kong. Bowl and stripe are equivalent terms. See also: Hong Kong dollar.
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The wild grass had made the land unfit for any use.
2 Wild Grass (Alain Resnais) The eighty-seven-year-old director's best film Since Muriel (1963) is an homage to Surrealism, the ravishments of color film, cameras that soar, and characters whose flights of fancy land them in gloriously romantic and dangerous situations.
What's more, actual crab eyes, wild fabric prints and Job's tears (a wild grass that produces a bead) made for an interesting watch.
Herb vodka, bison-grass vodka (brewed from wild grass grazed on by mighty mountain bison and supposedly gaining its special properties from their absorbed urine), mint vodka, caramel vodka.
If this went on for years, there wouldn't be a bush or shrub or a blade of wild grass left.
You cannot see his face, hidden as it is by the coarse wild grass he worships.
However, the evidence of cereal-type pollen grains, and their interpretation as proof of early, pre-Neolithic cereal cultivation, remains contentious, not least because of the difficulties inherent in separating cereal-type pollen from that of wild grass pollen that make positive identification of cereal cultivation uncertain (see Tweddle et al.
Team Talahib (Wildgrass) dressed up its area in green crepe-paper bunting made to look like wild grass.
Mountain Home AFB firefighters responded to a 300-acre wild grass fire that broke out near the base on July 16, 2005.
That, too, has been around for 7,000 years or so, cultivated by the Indigenous people of Mexico who domesticated a type of wild grass.
Author of Wild Grass, a biography of Rudolf Orthwine, and 25 Years of American Dance, Senior Editor/Advisor Doris Hering continues to write cogently about dance.
Today's modern red wheat variety is made up of three groups of seven chromosomes, and each of those three groups of seven chromosomes came from a different wild grass.