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Play

Informal for an investment or investment decision, especially one that becomes profitable.

play

1. An investment.
2. See direct play.
References in classic literature ?
This stage was called a pageant, and the play which was acted on it was also in time called a pageant.
On the Continent of Europe, indeed, they still survive, after a fashion, in a single somewhat modernized form, the celebrated Passion Play of Oberammergau.
Yet I was not then taking notes merely in order to be able to give you a description of roulette, but in order to get my bearings as to my behaviour when I myself should begin to play.
Again, another reminded her of children at play, and still another of nothing on earth but a demure lady stroking a cat.
By the very nature of their huge deals and enterprises they had to play fair.
If playin' a silly-fool game--about bein' glad you've got crutches when you want dolls--is got ter be--my way--o' bein' that rock o' refuge--why, I'm a-goin' ter play it--I am, I am
For her own gratification she could have wished that something might be acted, for she had never seen even half a play, but everything of higher consequence was against it.
Don't ask me to play Nibs with you again," he said to Philip.
He could not play about any more, so he sat in a huge armchair, and watched the children at their games, and admired his garden.
The men gathered round him, as he began to play `My Old Kentucky Home.
As soon as the play was over, the Director went to the kitchen, where a fine big lamb was slowly turning on the spit.
There isn't any reason why you fellows can't make them play a real tune.