from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An old Portuguese coin of gold or silver having a cross pictured on the reverse.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A money and coin of Portugal. The old crusado, now a mere name, was 400 reis, or 43 United States cents.
- noun A crusade.
- noun A bull issued by the pope urging a crusade, promising immediate entrance into heaven to those who died in the service, and many indulgences to those who survived.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun An old Portuguese coin, worth about seventy cents.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Obsolete spelling of
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
He took these on shore to their captain; and then brought us back a measure of two ells one quarter and a half, and one _crusado_ weight of gold, making signs that they would give so much weight of gold for that measure of cloth and no more; but this we refused.