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Noun: shekels  she-kulz
Usage: informal
  1. The most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender
    - money, coin [US, informal], boodle [informal], bread [informal], cabbage [US, informal], clams [US, informal], dinero [N. Amer, informal], dough [informal], gelt [informal], kale [US, informal], lettuce [US, informal], lolly [Brit, informal], lucre [informal], loot [informal], moolah [N. Amer, informal], pelf [archaic, informal], scratch [informal], simoleons [US, informal], sugar [informal], wampum [N. Amer, informal], moola [N. Amer, informal], brass [Brit, informal], wonga [Brit, informal], dibs [archaic, informal], mazuma [US, informal], dosh [Brit, informal]
Noun: shekel  she-kul
  1. The basic unit of money in Israel

Type of: Israeli monetary unit, medium of exchange, monetary system

Part of: money supply

Encyclopedia: Shekels