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 for greenback
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Garfish \Gar"fish`\, n. [See Gar, n.] (Zool.)
     (a) A European marine fish ({Belone vulgaris); -- called
         also gar, gerrick, greenback, greenbone,
         gorebill, hornfish, longnose, mackerel guide,
         sea needle, and sea pike.
     (b) One of several species of similar fishes of the genus
         Tylosurus,+of+which+one+species+({T.+marinus">Tylosurus, of which one species ({T. marinus) is
         common on the Atlantic coast. T. Caribb[ae]us, a very
         large species, and T. crassus, are more southern; --
         called also needlefish. Many of the common names of the
         European garfish are also applied to the American
         [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Greenback \Green"back"\, n.
     One of the legal tender notes of the United States; a note of
     paper currency of the United States; -- first issued in 1862,
     and having the devices on the back printed with green ink, to
     prevent alterations and counterfeits.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central
           bank); "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes" [syn:
           bill, note, government note, bank bill, banker's
           bill, bank note, banknote, Federal Reserve note,

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Greenback, TN -- U.S. city in Tennessee
     Population (2000):    954
     Housing Units (2000): 416
     Land area (2000):     7.081947 sq. miles (18.342157 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.127051 sq. miles (0.329060 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    7.208998 sq. miles (18.671217 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            30880
     Located within:       Tennessee (TN), FIPS 47
     Location:             35.655751 N, 84.164898 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     37742
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Greenback, TN

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