1. (US) a dollar.
|Ball of Fire [film script] The accepted vulgarism for a smackaroo is a dollar. That goes for a banger, a fish, a buck or a rug.|
|Keep It Crisp 13: She trailed past me in a cloud of scent that retailed at ninety rugs the ounce.‘Farewell, My Lovely Appetiser’ in|
2. (Aus.) a £1 note.
|Popular Dict. Aus. Sl. (2nd edn).|
|Ridgey-Didge Oz Jack Lang 7: ‘What is the ask,’ he said [...] ‘Twenty rugs,’ she smiled showing a couple of Barrier reef missing from between her painted penny dips.|