from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A bronze coin of the Roman republic worth one quarter of an as.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A fourth part of the coin called an as. See 3d As, 2.
  • n. The fourth of a penny; a farthing. See Cur.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Roman antiquity, a copper (or, strictly, bronze) coin, the fourth part of the as.


From Latin quadrāns. (Wiktionary)



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