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- (archaic, British slang) Money.
- 1889 August 27, Daily News:
- Henry Smith, her coachman, next gave evidence. He said he heard King say he had come after some ooftish.
- 1897, A. R. Marshall, Pomes[sic] from the Pink 'Un, page 76:
- And you bet that each gal, not to mention each yob, / Didn't care how much ooftish it cost 'em per nob.
- See Thesaurus:money
- feathered oof-bird (“large source of money”)
- make the oof-bird walk (“to circulate money”)
- oof (“money”)
- oof-bag (“source of money”)
- oof-bird (“source of money”)
- oofless (“poor”)
- oofy (“rich”)
- pad the oof (“to fold banknotes to appear twice as much”)
- Farmer, John Stephen (1902) Slang and Its Analogues, volume 5, page 107
- “ooftish” (US) / “ooftish” (UK) in Oxford Dictionaries, Oxford University Press.