the inherited wealth of established upper-class families;
"he was born with a silver spoon in his mouth"
"she is the daughter of old money from Massachusetts"
- He amassed a fortune from silver mining.
- Silver sixpence...Placing a silver sixpence in the bride's left shoe is said to be a symbol of wealth.
- If he orated on the silver screen he would be faintly ridiculous.
- Camilla wore a black and silver gown for the world galafilmpremiere of These Foolish Things, at the OdeonKensington.