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  • n. Plural form of thaler.

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Examples

  • Beginning in 1518, silver from the mines near Joachimsthal was minted into silver "thalers," with a standardized weight of 29.2 grams.

    Nathan Lewis: A Brief History of the Dollar

  • Beginning in 1518, silver from the mines near Joachimsthal was minted into silver \ "thalers, \" with a standardized weight of 29.2 grams.

    Nathan Lewis: A Brief History of the Dollar

  • To convince us of this point, Kant observes that there is no intrinsic difference between the concept of a hundred real thalers

    Descartes' Ontological Argument

  • My poor Paulo has lost his father and succeeded to thirty thousand thalers (I think); he had to go down to the Consulate yesterday to send a legal paper; got drunk, of course, and is still this morning in so bemused a condition that our breakfasts all went wrong.

    Vailima Letters

  • The reason you assign for having hitherto met with none of my swarms of Germans in Italy, is a very solid one; and I can easily conceive, that the expense necessary for a traveler must amount to a number of thalers, groschen, and kreutzers, tremendous to

    Letters to his son on The Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman

  • She won her case; the defendant had to pay three hundred thalers in costs and contribute sixty thalers a year to her maintenance while she lived.

    Essays of Schopenhauer

  • The woman appealed, and Schopenhauer, who was contemplating going to Switzerland, did not alter his plans, so that the appeal was heard during his absence, the judgment reversed, and he was mulcted in a fine of twenty thalers.

    Essays of Schopenhauer

  • At all events, the debt was paid to the tune of two hundred thalers, and I sallied forth a free man.

    The Gambler

  • At this diversion the bank made itself responsible for a hundred thousand thalers as the limit, but the highest stake allowable was, as in roulette, four thousand florins.

    The Gambler

  • Prussia, by a remittance of 250,000 thalers, testified her high approval of the enterprise.

    From the Earth to the Moon

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