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dandiprat

[dan-dee-prat] /ˈdæn diˌpræt/
noun
1.
a silver coin of 16th-century England, equal to about twopence.
2.
Archaic.
  1. a diminutive person; a dwarf, pygmy, or midget.
  2. a person of small or childish mind; a silly, finicky, or puerile person.
  3. a child.
Origin
1510-1520
1510-20; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for dandiprat

dandiprat

/ˈdændɪˌpræt/
noun
1.
a small English coin minted in the 16th century
2.
(archaic)
  1. a small boy
  2. an insignificant person
Word Origin
C16: of unknown origin
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