Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See cahiz and kafiz.

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Examples

  • And if ye had done that before which ye have done now, ye would not have been brought to these sufferings and have bought the _cafiz_ of wheat at a thousand _maravedis_; but I trust in God to bring it to one _maravedi_.

    Young Folks Treasury, Volume 2 (of 12)

  • And the famine in the town waxed greater, and food was not now bought by the _cafiz_, neither by the _fanega_, but by ounces, or at most by the pound.

    Chronicle of the Cid

  • And he says that the _cafiz_ of wheat was valued at eleven _maravedís_, and the _cafiz_ of barley at seven _maravedís_, and that of pulse or other grain at six; and the _arroba_ of honey at fifteen _dineros_; and the _arroba_ of carobs the third of a

    Chronicle of the Cid

  • And with all these miseries the price of food became exceeding great, for the _cafiz_ of wheat was priced at ninety

    Chronicle of the Cid

  • _cafiz_ of wheat at a thousand _maravedís_; but I trust in God to bring it to one _maravedí_.

    Chronicle of the Cid

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