adobe dollar


adobe dollar
   SW: 1909. A Mexican peso. Cowboys and rustlers, who often worked on both sides of the border, were undoubtedly familiar with Mexican currency.
   Alternate form: 'dobe dollar.

Cowboy Talk. A Dictionary of Spanish Terms. . 2013.

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