yellowback

yellowback
/yel"oh bak'/, n.
1. (formerly) an inexpensive, often lurid, novel bound in yellow cloth or paper.
2. a gold certificate.
[1790-1800; YELLOW + BACK1]

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Universalium. 2010.

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