rivets

n
American
money, dollars. The term was recorded in British speech from the early 1800s but is now rare.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • rivets — [“rivats] n. dollars; money. (From copper rivets.) □ You got enough rivets on you for a snack? □ Who can come up with that many rivets? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • rivets — riv·et || rɪvɪt n. metal bolt used to fasten two objects together v. attach with rivets, fasten with rivets; engross, hold someone s attention, fascinate …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Rick Rivets — In 1971, childhood friends Arthur Kane and Rick Rivets formed a band which, after Rivets was replaced by Sylvain Sylvain, became the New York Dolls, the name provided by the new guitarist.In 1973 Rivets formed the Brats. The newly formed KISS… …   Wikipedia

  • Almain rivets — Almain Al main ([a^]l m[=a]n), Almayne Al mayne ( m[=a]n), Alman Al man ( man), n. [OF. Aleman, F. Allemand, fr. L. Alemanni, ancient Ger. tribes.] [Obs.] 1. A German. Also adj., German. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. The German language. J. Foxe. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alman rivets — Almain Al main ([a^]l m[=a]n), Almayne Al mayne ( m[=a]n), Alman Al man ( man), n. [OF. Aleman, F. Allemand, fr. L. Alemanni, ancient Ger. tribes.] [Obs.] 1. A German. Also adj., German. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. The German language. J. Foxe. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Almayne rivets — Almain Al main ([a^]l m[=a]n), Almayne Al mayne ( m[=a]n), Alman Al man ( man), n. [OF. Aleman, F. Allemand, fr. L. Alemanni, ancient Ger. tribes.] [Obs.] 1. A German. Also adj., German. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. The German language. J. Foxe. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Pop Rivets — est un groupe punk britannique fondé en 1977 par le futur bassiste de Thee Milkshakes, Russ Wilkins. Le célèbre peintre, poète et musicien, Billy Childish, y fit également ses premiers essais avant d aller créer avec Russ le combo de garage rock …   Wikipédia en Français

  • chasse-rivets — ● chasse rivet, chasse rivets nom masculin ou chasse rivets nom masculin invariable Outil servant à faire sauter les rivets …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • almain rivets — ˈalˌmān , ˈȯl noun plural Etymology: obsolete Almaine Germany, from Middle English, from Middle French, from Late Latin Almannia land of the Alamanni, from Alamannus member of the Alamanni + Latin ia archaic : a flexible light armor of… …   Useful english dictionary

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