Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A silver coin struck by Pope Clement V. at Carpentras near Avignon in the early part of the fourteenth century.

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Examples

  • Asia argento is crazy hot, she is what angelina jolie could have been

    ASIA ARGENTO IS STILL SLUTTY AND WEIRD

  • It really goes beyond the argento black glove type killers.

    The Devil with Seven Faces (1971)

  • Illum argento et auro, illum ebore, marmore effingit, et nuper ingenti adhibito auditorio ingentem de vita ejus librum recitavit.epist. lib.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • And as Philemasium in [5046] Aristaenetus told Emmusus, absque argento omnia vana, hang him that hath no money, 'tis to no purpose to talk of marriage without means, [5047] trouble me not with such motions; let others do as they will, I'll be sure to have one shall maintain me fine and brave.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Asperum cultum et vitiosum caput, negligentiorem barbam, indictum argento odium, cubile humi positum, et quicquid ad laudem perversa via sequitur evita.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Carnes quas detulerant reseruauimus vsque ad diem festum: nihil enim inueniebamus venale pro auro et argento, nisi pro telis et alijs [Marginal note: Nota diligentissime.] pannis: et illos non habebamus.

    The iournal of frier William de Rubruquis a French man of the order of the minorite friers, vnto the East parts of the worlde. An. Dom. 1253.

  • Hunc autem ritum obseruant: quolibet mane accipiunt duas pelues de auro, vel de argento, et vnam submittunt vrinæ bouis, et aliam stercori, de vrina lauant sibi faciem et oculos, et omnes 5. sensus: de stercore verò ponunt in vtròque oculo, posteà liniunt summitates genarum, et tertiò pectus, et ex tunc dicunt se sanctificatos pro toto die illo: et sicut facit populus, ita etiam facit rex et regina.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

  • Palatium suum duo millaria tenet in ambitu; cuius pauimentum semper vnum laterem habet aureum, alium argenteum: Iuxta ambitum istius palatij est vnus monticulus artificialis de auro et argento, super quo stant Monasteria, et campanilia, et alia delectabilia pro solatio illius popularis; Et dictum fuit mihi, quòd quatuor tales homines sunt in regno illo.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

  • Rex illius regionis est ditissimus in auro et argento, et gemmis pretiosis; ibi etiam sunt margaritæ pulchriores de mundo.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

  • Rex illius terræ habet palatium nobilissimum inter omnia quæ vidi altissime stat, et gradus et scalas habet altissimos, quorum semper vnus gradus est aureus, alius argenteus: Pauimentum vero vnum laterem habet de auro, alium de argento.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

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