boodle vs shekels what difference

what is difference between boodle and shekels

English

Etymology

From Dutch boedel. Doublet of bottle.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbuːdəl/
  • Rhymes: -uːdəl

Noun

boodle (countable and uncountable, plural boodles)

  1. Money, especially when acquired or spent illegally or improperly; swag.
    • around 1900, O. Henry, According to Their Lights
      He was your ‘man higher up’ when you were on the force. His share of the boodle passed through your hands. You must go on the stand and testify against him.
  2. (US, dialect) The whole collection or lot; caboodle.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bartlett to this entry?)

Synonyms

  • (money): See Thesaurus:money
  • (illegally acquired money): dirty money, black money See Thesaurus:booty
  • (whole collection):

Translations

Anagrams

  • bloode, boledo, boloed


English

Noun

shekels

  1. plural of shekel

French

Noun

shekels m

  1. plural of shekel

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