from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An obsolete money from France
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A weight of twelve grains; or, according to some, of ten grains, or half a scruple.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small French coin of billon (sometimes also of silver), in use from the tenth to the fifteenth century.
- n. Same as obol.
- n. In pharmacy, the weight of 10 grains, or half a scruple.
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October 13, 2006, 2: 09 pm soma buy says: soma buy obole yveiregi
They have received entire, and without losing an obole of it, the heritage of the Greek Sophists.
Plus, il doit a maints particuliers La somme de dix mil une livre une obole, Pour l'avoir sans relache un an sur sa parole
Et Ketty n'avait plus une obole, car elle avait abandonn ` e son ch ` ateaux aux malheureux.
The whole superintendence of the school is now in the hands of his masters; he just shows a visitor into the room, and reappears as you are going away with a look that pleads irresistibly for an obole of praise.