Last modified on 23 November 2014, at 02:37

shake the pagoda tree

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

shake the pagoda tree

  1. (idiomatic) To find a source of easy enrichment; to become absurdly rich in a short time.

EtymologyEdit

The origin is from the pagoda, a gold coinage that was in use in the Madras Presidency until 1818.