from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An old Portuguese gold coin bearing a figure of John V of Portugal.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A Portuguese gold coin of the value of eight dollars, named from the figure of King John which it bears; -- often contracted into joe.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A gold coin (called in Portuguese joão) formerly current in Portugal, worth about $9: probably so called from having been first issued by one of the Portuguese kings named John.
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I expected a far far better showing from McCain during this Presidential campaign. johannes
The moidore was worth six pieces of eight, the pistole four, the johannes eight.
To this place I brought with me from my late master's, two johannes, three old Spanish dollars, and two thousand of coppers, besides five pounds of my wife's money.
A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Venture Smith, a Native of Africa, but Resident above Sixty Years in the United States of America. Related by Himself. New London: Printed in 1798. Reprinted A. D. 1835, and Published by a Descendant of Venture. Revised and Republished with Traditions by H. M. Selden, Haddam, Conn., 1896.
I shouldn't be able to pay my creditors in good gold Portuguese half-johannes and Spanish doubloons, and be free of Spanish silver, and give no heed to the bitt, which, as you perhaps know, is equal to fivepence in British money, such as you and I used to spend when you were Queen of
Of gold pieces there were the johannes, or joe, the doubloon, the moidore, and pistole, with English and French guineas, carolins, ducats, and chequins.
To this place I brought with me from my last master's, two johannes, three old Spanish dollars, and two thousand of coppers, besides five pounds of my wife's money.
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AS I HAVE EXPERIENCED HERE ON geeks, you just cant post what you actually think because if u do that way without thinking then there are lots of people (especially johannes: apple fanboy) who would be ready to say bad words to you, so
Not as a primary machine, but I do use it. now this is an uncalled for attack at johannes. i have never seen him say that mac is suprior to windows. ive only seen him state why he likes it better than windows. and those are his reasons, not yours. completly inappropiate, nitin nigam.
She has been in food production for eight years now and her proceeds are used to take care of the children's school bills. johannes copenhagen, kbh s