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- n. The monetary unit of Ceylon until 1828, equal to 48 stivers.
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De Clercq's 300 rixdollar wagons were near Tulbagh, not on the frontier.
[Footnote 2: A rixdollar is 4s. 6d. sterling; two rixdollars are equal in value to a ducat; a caroline is 1s. 2d.] _Helmaar_.
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