George Washington n.
1. (Aus./US) a ‘tall tale’ [Washington’s legendary assurance that ‘I cannot tell a lie’].
|Bulletin (Sydney) 11 Aug. 15/1: Met the champion ‘spinner-up’ lately out West. He was telling us strange George Washingtons about sand-storms in the early days near Wilcannia when he was droving for a station out there.|
|Taking the Count 289: T-bone has to go and get his nose wet and pull a George Washington on me.‘Easy Picking’ in|
2. (US) a $1 bill [the portrait of Washington printed on the notes].
|[||Muscatine Jrnl (IA) 26 Jan. 2/1: The school ranking second will receive a George Washington one dollar bill].|
|Stingray Shuffle 273: ‘I’ll tell you for a dollar,’ said the bum. Ivan handed him a folded George Washington.|
3. (US) in pl., money, in unspecified sums [ext. of sense 2].
|Spidertown (1994) 119: ‘What is this faggit shit?’ Miguel yelled. ‘Where’s Spider’s Washingtons?’.|