Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An Italian silver coin formerly current in Naples, Sicily, and Rome.
  • n. A Sardinian gold coin of Charles Emmanuel I. (1735), of the value of 120 lire, or about $28.

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Examples

  • "There is half a carlino, if I may go for that?" said Laurella, without looking at the young boatman.

    Stories by Foreign Authors: German — Volume 1

  • Santo lavava i piedi a tanti poveri, quant 'egli aveva anni, et lavavagli, come si deve ... et a tutti dava una veste bianca, et un pajo di calze, et un Alfonsino, et un fiorino et un carlino, et non so che altra moneta.

    The Ceremonies of the Holy-Week at Rome

  • The king rode on, but after a time the peasant's answer seemed very curious to him, so he returned and asked him: "Tell me, what do you mean by eating the first _carlino_, putting the second out to interest, giving back the third, and throwing away the fourth?"

    Italian Popular Tales

  • I never borrowed a carlino from you -- I never spoke to you before; and if you ever take the liberty to speak to me again, I'll knock you down. '

    Cornelius O'Dowd Upon Men And Women And Other Things In General

  • QUESTION: will carlino leave south since he ahs opened up recruiting?

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  • Saturday morning the 3rd of August 1504 Jacopo the German came to live with me in the house, and agreed with me that I should charge him a carlino a day.

    The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci — Complete

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