Definition of Johannes

1. n. A Portuguese gold coin of the value of eight dollars, named from the figure of King John which it bears; -- often contracted into joe; as, a joe, or a half joe.



Definition of Johannes

1. Noun. a former Portuguese gold coin. ¹

2. Proper noun. (Hebrew male given name). ¹

3. Noun. An old Portuguese gold coin bearing a figure of (w John V of Portugal). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Johannes

1. a Portuguese coin [n JOHANNES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Johannes

jogging bras
joggings
joggle
joggled
joggler
jogglers
joggles
joggling
jogpants
jogs
jogtrot
jogtrots
jogtrotted
jogtrotting
johachidolite
johannes
johanneses
johannite
johannsenite
johillerite
johnbaumite
johnboat
johnboats
johnin
johninnesite
johnnie
johnnies

Literary usage of Johannes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"187) doubtless correctly identified him with that Johannes Scholasticus against ... 269 sqq., Leipsic, 1887) he is also identical with Bishop Johannes of ..."

2. Outlines of the Life of Shakespeare by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1887)
"... Johannes Lamberte, dubitans statum et interesse sua de et in ... esse vacua, et noticiam habens quod predictus Johannes ..."

3. Collections of the New York Historical Society for the Year by New-York Historical Society (1914)
"... before us has appeared Abraham Verplanck burgher and inhabitant of this place, who declared to convey and cede to and in behalf of the Reverend Johannes ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"At one time he signed with initials, at others with Johannes, at others again with the name of his father joined to his own. ..."

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