from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A current Siamese silver coin, one eighth of a tical, equivalent to 3½ United States cents.
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Still the days went by without any sign of the Lao, and at last Phra Chamnan realized that he had been the victim of a clever trick at the hands of Kroh Dee, and that he, the gem dealer with the highest reputation in Bangkok, had been made to pay ten chang to an ignorant rascal for a bottle stopper which he had himself stated to be worth a fuang.
“But you said before that it was only worth a fuang,” exclaimed Kroh Dee.
But when Kroh Dee replied that he wanted ten chang, Phra Chamnan could not help bursting into laughter again and said shortly, If you were to value it at a fuang, perhaps somebody might buy it to tie round the cat’s neck.