n.— «She showed a display case full of “clack,” the company-stamped coinage and scrip that, for years, served as miners’ money.…”If there was a reason for the miner to get and spend real money, the company would be glad to exchange clack for it—usually at about 75 cents to the dollar.”» —“Miner’s life on display at Dora museum” in Dora Mobile Register (Ala.) Mar. 28, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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