A "slat" = one dollar.
From Online dictionary and encyclopedia
Slat: A dollar, a buck. "The tab was 12 dollars. I threw down a double sawbuck which left her with a fin and 3 slats for a tip"
double sawbuck = $20
fin = $5
not a teacher
(source: Iceberg Slim - Pimp-The story of my life)
The word surely refers to a certain amount of dollar. The question is how much?
What a complete answer! Thanks )
Never heard the term before, is it British, American or neither?