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addaword.gifdefinition of in old money

used when saying what a figure or amount would be in an equivalent system
The weeds are growing -1.2 metres. 4 feet in old money.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 09/10/2012 12:40:00
Definition of in old money from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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