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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An exchange rate.
  • n. The discount on uncurrent coins.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Extra pay; esp. an extra allowance to an English officer serving in India.
  • n. Rate of exchange; also, the discount on uncurrent coins.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In British India: Subsistence-money given to soldiers, witnesses, prisoners, and others. An allowance in addition to their pay originally made to troops serving in the field.
  • n. In British India, agio; discount; difference of exchange.

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