1 But they were welcomed warmly enough in the kitchen, with its crisp new plaster, its black and nickel range, its cream separator in a corner.
2 The stove was very large, with bright nickel trimmings, and behind it there was a long wooden bench against the wall, and a tin washtub, into which grandmother poured hot and cold water.
3 The conductor took his nickel gingerly, with the tips of his fingers, and then left him with the platform to himself.
4 So Jurgis went out into another place, and paid another nickel.
5 Parts were of nickel, parts of ivory, parts had certainly been filed or sawn out of rock crystal.
6 Some of these older people would give me a nickel, others a quarter, or a handkerchief.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. WashingtonContext Highlight In Chapter III.
7 And so the other women turned out the contents of their pocketbooks; most of them had only pennies and nickels, but they gave him all.