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- n. An old copper coin of the Ionian Islands.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A copper coin, used in the Ionian Islands, about one cent in value.
Luhya (Tachoni): omfwora (tree), emifwora (fruit) Luo: obolo, nyabolo Mbeere: mukumuti, mumuu Sabaot: marungiyandet
_ -- I am informed by my son, who goeth to a Latin school, that _Snob_ (which is a word he often useth) cometh of two Latin words; to wit, "_sine obolo_" -- as who should say, "one that hath not a cross to bless himself."
In procefs of time these uprights would be formed by the chisel to the beautiful taper of the smooth barked tree, the imposts. would be channelled and grooved, to cast deep and distinctive fhadows, and last of all, the obolo, and other members of the (haft and capital, would be superadded.
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