Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A gold coin of the value of 10 or 11 shillings, current in England in the seventeenth century. It was first issued by James I.
“So they say, if he does Israel's bidding, Israel will put in a good word with Washington, and Gamal will get his Pschent double-crown.”
“Your wedding band might have been part of Pharaoh Ramses II's double-crown once," Lahr explained.”
“In thy wrestling, O all-praised (mentioned by name), thou hast endured double suffering, having mixed with the sweat of abstemiousness the blood of martyrdom; wherefore, O holy one, the Benefactor hath also granted thee a double-crown, unto Whom thou art gone up brightly adorned as a virgin all unblemished and as a martyr invincible.”
“She wore the royal robes of Khem, the double-crown of Khem fashioned of gold, and wreathed with the uraeus snakes, was set upon her head; in her hand was the crystal cross of”
“This store is not composed mainly, or even largely, of the coins of the nation which owns the store; it consists of the sovereigns of England, the louis of France, the Willems d'or of Holland, the eight-florin pieces of Austria, the double-crown of Germany, the half-imperials of”
“Westminster: Malibu's wire fox terrier Eira goes for the double-crown dogs prefer -- but like millions of other lovers of canines of all kinds, I'll be tuning in Monday to watch the Morrison: The Supreme Court and the slaughterhouse Controlling wolves: War on wildlife or basic necessity?”
“This large sandstone statue of the pharaoh Amenhotep IV shows him with a double-crown, on top of his "nemes" royal headdress.”
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