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Postby Audiendus » Sat Aug 20, 2011 1:07 pm

Pelf (noun)

Wealth, money, riches, especially when acquired dishonestly or regarded with scorn; filthy lucre.

[From Old French pelfre, booty.]

"Times are hard for most of us, but the bankers continue to collect their pelf."

"The gangster flaunted his pelf in the presence of police officers."
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Postby Slava » Sun Aug 21, 2011 6:21 pm

Great word, let's hope it gets taken up in the future. It ranks right up there with gelt.

Can one use and elf to pilfer pelf?
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Postby Perry Lassiter » Sun Aug 21, 2011 10:06 pm

No elf. Get the pelf yourself.
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