Definition of Shekels

1. Noun. Informal terms for money.

Exact synonyms: Boodle, Bread, Cabbage, Clams, Dinero, Dough, Gelt, Kale, Lettuce, Lolly, Loot, Lucre, Moolah, Pelf, Scratch, Simoleons, Sugar, Wampum
Generic synonyms: Money
Derivative terms: Cabbage



Definition of Shekels

1. Noun. (plural of shekel) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shekels

1. shekel [n] - See also: shekel

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shekels

sheikhs
sheiks
sheila
sheilas
sheild
sheiling
sheilings
sheisty
sheitan
sheitans
sheitel
sheitels
shekalim
shekel
shekelim
shekels (current term)
shekere
shekeres
shekhinah
shekinah
shekinahs
sheld
sheldaple
sheldfowl
sheldrake
sheldrakes
sheldrickite
shelduck
shelducks
shelele

Literary usage of Shekels

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Holy Bible by Canadian Bible Society (1851)
"Simeon, did offer: 37 His offering was one silver 44 One golden spoon of ten shekels, full of incense : 45 One young bullock, one ram, one lamb of the first ..."

2. The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old Testament by George V. Wigram (1866)
"25. threescore and fifteen shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary : 26.A bekah for every man, (that is), a shekel, after the shekel nf the sanctuary, ..."

3. The Sunday at Home by Religious Tract Society, Religious Tract Society (Great Britain) (1891)
"In the time of Cambyses 10 shekels (30 shillings) are given for an ox, ... In the first year of Cambyses 1 maneh, 7 shekels of silver were paid 1 A feminine ..."

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