CardecuCar"de*cu\ (k[aum]r"d[-e]*k[-u]), n. [Corrupt, from F. quart d'['e]cu.] A quarter of a crown. [Obs.] The bunch of them were not worth a cardecu. --Sir W. Scott.
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.|
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