from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The eighth part of a Spanish silver shilling.
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"You can save it without expending a single _claco_; only by giving a grace."
Alas! so far from being in funds, I'm too like your worships -- without a _claco_.
"I would not care a _claco_ for my own life," said Raoul, as the gate closed upon us, "but that you, Captain -- _helas! helas_!" and the
So you perceive, _mio amigo_, we're not drifting towards a desert coast, inhabited only by savages; but one where we'll find all the means and appliances of civilisation -- among them a priest, to do the little bit of ecclesiastical service we may stand in need of, and without asking awkward questions, or caring a _claco_ for consequences.
I haven't a _cuartilla_ -- nay, not so much as a _claco_. "
"I don't care a claco," cried he fiercely, and evidently piqued at her declaration; "not one claco whether you ever loved me or not!
I'm mad in love with Inez Alvarez; -- so mad, that if she hadn't a _claco_ in the world I'm willing to be her husband. "