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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 ?
Violet and Peony stood laughing at this pretty sight; for they enjoyed the merry time which their new playmate was having with these small-winged visitants, almost as much as if they themselves took part in it.
This is our snow-image, which Peony and I have made, because we wanted another playmate.
Violet and Peony would not be aware of their immortal playmates,--only they would see that the image grew very beautiful while they worked at it, and would think that they themselves had done it all.
My little girl and boy deserve such playmates, if mortal children ever did
A stranger though she was, the child seemed to be on as familiar terms with Violet and Peony, and they with her, as if all the three had been playmates during the whole of their little lives.
Also, he gave amazing garblings of my tales to our playmates, until all began to look upon me queerly.
They are good lads, and you'll be mixed up with them more or less for years to come, so you may as well be friends and playmates at once.
I wish I could just stay a little girl for ever--and have you and Felix and all the others for playmates right along.
The great battle between Pinocchio and his playmates.
Though the different tempers of Mr Allworthy and of Mr Western did not admit of a very intimate correspondence, yet they lived upon what is called a decent footing together; by which means the young people of both families had been acquainted from their infancy; and as they were all near of the same age, had been frequent playmates together.
Brandt was the iconic magazine's Playmate of the Month in October 1987.
KINGDOM ANDREW & CATHERINE Would like to announce the birth of their SON JOSEPH JOHN BEAMOND KINGDOM Arrived 1st August, 2014 weighing 7Ibs 4oz 55 16: 16: 2014 30, Jul Date: CRAIG & AMANDA MAKEPEACE (nee Holgate) Are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their daughter IMOGEN FAY On August 6th 2014 weighing 6lb 3oz A little playmate for big brother Lucas.