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Grand

In the United States, a slang term for multiples of $1,000. The term "big ones" is also used. For example, "10 grand" and "10 big ones" both mean $10,000.
References in classic literature ?
"No, Learned One, though I have heard stories about there being many cities, or parts of a big one, beneath the mountain, and when it was above ground there were many entrances to it."
"I haven't had a drink in the daytime for a year, but we're going to have a big one now.
"Not the big one that twinkles--the steady blue one near it.
I still like the little word if it says the thing I want to say as well as the big one, but I honor above all the word that says the thing.
She was a big one, and she was coming in a hurry, too, looking like a black cloud with rows of glow-worms around it; but all of a sudden she bulged out, big and scary, with a long row of wide-open furnace doors shining like red-hot teeth, and her monstrous bows and guards hanging right over us.
With this Snati leapt at the big one, and was not long in bringing him down.
I only meant to change the little bottle for a big one, and I gave all my money to get it, and I'm truly trying not to be selfish any more."
Get the big ones. Leave the street pushers in slippers and shorts to the PNP,' he wrote.
Just focus on the big ones and try to really catch them,' Dominguez added.