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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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He was so delighted with the taste of the wine that he begged me for another bowl full.
I have saved more than the bowl will cost thrice over.
His eye fell on the empty begging- bowl, and his face changed.
It was a remarkable point in the accoutrement of this brilliant personage that he held in his left hand a fantastic kind of a pipe, with an exquisitely painted bowl and an amber mouthpiece.
In the meantime the legless man, erect upon his feet, crowned Gringoire with his heavy iron bowl, and the blind man glared in his face with flaming eyes!
I shall pour my medicine into Nana's bowl, and she will drink it, thinking it is milk
Pressing down the contents of the full bowl with his thumb, he suddenly plumped upon the ground, the crutch beside him, the one limb under him so that he had the seeming of a legless torso.
A minute wedge of brown bread was inserted in each bowl, and when they had eaten their porridge by means of the bread, the boys ate the bread itself, and had finished their breakfast; whereupon Mr Squeers said, in a solemn voice, 'For what we have received, may the Lord make us truly thankful
Then the cover-point hitter, that cunning man, goes on to bowl slow twisters.
The table was laid with two bowls and two horn spoons, but the same single measure of small beer.
Finally, he insisted upon having a bowl of rack punch; everybody had rack punch at Vauxhall.
Still, if you can bowl a bit your low cunning won't get rusty, and always looking for the weak spot's just the kind of mental exercise one wants.