Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See Table at currency.

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  • n. 1,000 baiza equal 1 riyal-omani in Oman

Etymologies

Arabic dialectal bēza, from Hindi paisā, paisa; see paisa.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Que la premiere fois qu'elle luy fut presentee elle le baisa à ce visage de derriere au dessoubs d'vne grande queuë: qu'elle l'y a baisé par trois fois, & qu'il auoit aussi ce visage faict comme le museau d'vn bouc. —

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  • Marie d'Aspilecute dit qu'elle le baisa à ce visage de derriere au dessoubs d'vne grande queuë; qu'elle l'y a baisé par trois fois, & qu'il auoit ce visage faict comme le museau d'vn bouc. —

    The Witch-cult in Western Europe A Study in Anthropology

  • The most notable among the changes is the introduction of lower off-peak rates for its hugely popular Hayyak prepaid services from 45 to 39 baisa a minute.

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  • MUSCAT - The annual general meeting (AGM) of the unitholders of Muscat Fund has approved a cash dividend of 50 baisa per unit for the financial year ended December 2008.

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  • Of the first he writes, "Elle me baisa la main, et par l'ordre de son maître, elle se promena en long et en large, pour me faire remarquer sa taille mince et aisée.

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