Definition of Ooftish
1. money [n -ES] - See also: money
Lexicographical Neighbors of Ooftish
ooftish (current term)
Literary usage of Ooftish
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"Hence ooftish, a word which was freely used by the late Mr. Benson and his ... We—that is to say Gub—met ooftish at a thieves' supper in Little Wylde Street ..."
2. Studies in English, Written and Spoken: For the Use of Continental Students by Cornelis Stoffel (1894)
"A variant form is ooftish: Judy, Aug. 24, 1887, 92": " It has just been ... 2, 1887, 209": " But I didn't get all the ooftish (that's a City term for money— ..."
3. A Dictionary of Numismatic Names, Their Official and Popular Designations by Albert Romer Frey (1917)
"A name given to the gold eight Escudo piece of Spain and the Spanish Colonies. See Dobla. Oof. An English slang term for money, and a corruption of ooftish, ..."
4. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"... of his ooftish to milh. " Here's a quid for the man who will turn op the knave !" Here's a snip for those "sports" who the bookie would brave. ..."
5. Parodies of the Works of English & American Authors by Walter Hamilton (1887)
"... of " ooftish " most productive— And he finds the land is getting rather ''hot," Then he tries a pastime soothing and instructive—and instructive, ..."