Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of zecchin.

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Examples

  • Ten zecchins from my brave young master — twenty from this pearl of Zion —

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  • “Eighty zecchins,” said Gurth, surprised at the question.

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  • Here are such numbers, I will not say of arrant thieves, but of errant knights and errant squires, errant monks and errant minstrels, errant jugglers and errant jesters, that a man with a single merk would be in danger, much more a poor swineherd with a whole bagful of zecchins.

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  • Gurth at length complied; and telling out eighty zecchins upon the table, the Jew delivered out to him an acquittance for the horse and suit of armour.

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  • And I say, over and above, that seventy zecchins is enough for the armour, and I hope a

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  • “I paid to Isaac,” said the Saxon, “eighty zecchins, and he restored me a hundred in lieu thereof.”

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  • “A sad truth,” replied Gurth; “but if these same thirty zecchins will buy my freedom from you, unloose my hands, and I will pay them to you.”

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  • Reginald Front-de-Boeuf, “to offer a hundred zecchins in ransom of these horses and suits of armour.”

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  • “Thirty zecchins of my own property,” answered Gurth, doggedly.

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  • “Nay, nay!” said Isaac; “lay down the talents — the shekels — the eighty zecchins, and thou shalt see I will consider thee liberally.”

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