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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Money of the coinage issued by James II. in Ireland when he attempted to recover his kingdom in 1689 and 1690.
  • n. Prize-money, reckoned at so much per gun, given to the captors of an enemy's ship of war that had been destroyed or deserted in fight. Admiral Smyth, Sailor's Word-book.

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