bag (of sand)


bag (of sand)
Noun. £1000, a thousand pounds sterling. Rhyming slang on a 'grand'. Often shortened to bag.

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • bag of sand — Cockney Rhyming Slang Grand He owes me a bag …   English dialects glossary

  • sand´bag´ger — sand|bag «SAND BAG», noun, verb, bagged, bag|ging. –n. 1. a bag filled with sand. Sandbags are used to protect trenches, as ballast on a balloon, and to reinforce a levee or dike. 2. a small bag of sand used as a club. –v.t. 1. to furnish with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sand|bag — «SAND BAG», noun, verb, bagged, bag|ging. –n. 1. a bag filled with sand. Sandbags are used to protect trenches, as ballast on a balloon, and to reinforce a levee or dike. 2. a small bag of sand used as a club. –v.t. 1. to furnish with sandbags:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sand — am·per·sand; anal·y·sand; de·sand; sand; sand·bag·ger; sand·berg; sand·blast·er; sand·er; sand·er·ling; sand·hill·er; sand·i·ness; sand·krui·per; sand·ling; sand·lot·ter; sand·mey·er; sand·nat·ter; sand·pa·per·er; sand·pa·pery; wea·sand;… …   English syllables

  • bag — I. n 1. an unattractive and/or unpleasant woman. This usage originated in the early 20th century with the idea of a shapeless, heavy or burdensome female, previously expressed as baggage . 2. one s special interest or current preoccupation,… …   Contemporary slang

  • Sand bag — Sand Sand, n. [AS. sand; akin to D. zand, G. sand, OHG. sant, Icel. sandr, Dan. & Sw. sand, Gr. ?.] 1. Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to dust; comminuted stone in the form of loose grains, which are not coherent …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sand — Sand, n. [AS. sand; akin to D. zand, G. sand, OHG. sant, Icel. sandr, Dan. & Sw. sand, Gr. ?.] 1. Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to dust; comminuted stone in the form of loose grains, which are not coherent when …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sand badger — Sand Sand, n. [AS. sand; akin to D. zand, G. sand, OHG. sant, Icel. sandr, Dan. & Sw. sand, Gr. ?.] 1. Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to dust; comminuted stone in the form of loose grains, which are not coherent …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sand ball — Sand Sand, n. [AS. sand; akin to D. zand, G. sand, OHG. sant, Icel. sandr, Dan. & Sw. sand, Gr. ?.] 1. Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to dust; comminuted stone in the form of loose grains, which are not coherent …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sand bath — Sand Sand, n. [AS. sand; akin to D. zand, G. sand, OHG. sant, Icel. sandr, Dan. & Sw. sand, Gr. ?.] 1. Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to dust; comminuted stone in the form of loose grains, which are not coherent …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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