Definition of Cardecues
1. cardecue [n] - See also: cardecue
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cardecues
Literary usage of Cardecues
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1876)
"He asked him what he would take for it ; he said, four cardecues. Whereupon he presently gave шц the money, took his Julius ..."
2. The Register of the Privy Council of Scotland by Scotland Privy Council (1906)
"... ryalls and cardecues to the great undoing of comerce among weight. the ... l>eing 14 drop weight at 53 shillings 4d., and cardecues being 5 drop weight ..."
3. History of Newcastle and Gateshead by Richard Welford (1887)
"... of Calais writes to the mayor of Newcastle, that certain French ships, having gone to the Tyne for coals, intending to pay for the same with cardecues, ..."
4. The Correspondence of Sir Thomas Hanmer with a Memoir of His Life by Thomas Sir Hanmer (1838)
"... then, cardecues, (quart d'ecu) which are all silver; the old ones goe now for 20 sols, that is a liver; the new ones that are weight for 21 sols. ..."