See also: c note

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

(banknote): From the Roman numeral C (100) (which was printed on it) + note. Attested from the 1920s.

NounEdit

c-note (plural c-notes)

  1. (US, informal) A one-hundred dollar banknote.
    • 1949, Nelson Algren, The Man with the Golden Arm:
      If he ran now, leaving Zygmunt to forfeit the hundred, he'd have to stay on the run. It would be the super's c-note Zygmunt had put up, he wouldn't be able to go back to work on Division Street till he'd squared that hundred.
  2. (music) the lowest note of an instrument, written below the staff and the D note.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Jonathon Green (2019) , “C-note, n.”, in Green's Dictionary of Slang[1]

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