What does the word dollar mean?

Usage examples for dollar

  1. It'll cost about half a dollar." – Left End Edwards by Ralph Henry Barbour
  2. What had been the twenty- thousand- dollar mistress' name; not Van- impossible! – A Man and His Money by Frederic Stewart Isham
  3. And to do this I reached my last dollar. – The Life and Adventures of Maj. Roger Sherman Potter by "Pheleg Van Trusedale" A pseudonym for Francis Colburn Adams