from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A gold coin formerly used in Spain and Spanish America.
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- n. A former Spanish gold coin, also used in its American colonies.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A Spanish gold coin, no longer issued, varying in value at different times from over fifteen dollars to about five. See doblon in Sup.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A gold coin of Spain and the Spanish-American states, originally of double the value of the pistole, the double pistole being equivalent from 1730 to 1772 to $8.24, from 1772 to 1786 to $8.08, and from 1786 to 1848 to $7.87.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a former Spanish gold coin
Spanish doblón, augmentative of dobla, Spanish coin, from Latin dupla, feminine of duplus, double; see dwo- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)