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

  Sawbuck \Saw"buck`\, n.
     1. A sawhorse.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. [Colloq., from the Roman X for ten, like the support of a
        sawbuck.] a ten-dollar bill; also,
     double sawbuck, a twenty-dollar bill.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sawhorse \Saw"horse`\, n.
     A kind of rack, shaped like a double St. Andrew's cross, on
     which sticks of wood are laid for sawing by hand; -- called
     also buck, and sawbuck.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a framework for holding wood that is being sawed [syn:
           sawhorse, horse, sawbuck, buck]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  59 Moby Thesaurus words for "sawbuck":
     C, C-note, G, G-note, buck, cartwheel, cent, century, clotheshorse,
     copper, dime, dollar, dollar bill, fifty cents, fin, fish,
     five cents, five hundred dollars, five-dollar bill,
     five-hundred-dollar bill, five-spot, fiver, four bits, frogskin,
     grand, half G, half a C, half dollar, half grand, horse,
     hundred-dollar bill, iron man, mill, nickel, penny, quarter,
     red cent, sawhorse, silver dollar, skin, smacker, ten cents,
     ten-spot, tenner, thousand dollars, thousand-dollar bill, trestle,
     trestle and table, trestle board, trestle table, trestlework,
     trestling, twenty-dollar bill, twenty-five cents, two bits,
     two-dollar bill, two-spot, workhorse, yard

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