florin

Part of speech: noun

A European silver coin; also, a gold coin of Tuscany.

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Usage examples "florin":

  1. Herr Casper contracted the great debt to the Jew without the knowledge of his son and partner, and this explains to a florin the difference between the accounts of the father and son. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  2. The Bouverie Florin Library. - "Heroes of the Goodwin Sands", Thomas Stanley Treanor.
  3. I threw the Jew a florin, and he let go his hold, though my peasant shook his whip, and roared back at him long after we were out of sight and hearing. - "Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, 7th ed. Vol. 2 of 2", John Lloyd Stephens.