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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