The maravedi is a small copper coin, of the value of three mills in American money.
I hold my pardon, and care not a maravedi for spy or informer.
For Prvost I cared not a maravedi, and would have spitted him liked a smoked herring at any time with the greatest pleasure.
I have nothing to give you, and if I had a whole world I would not give a maravedi's worth to you.
Lastly, there was no choice left her, the new commandant was daily expected, and she could not raise a maravedi.
I would not have given ten maravedi for my head when those children of the devil were pushing us against the wall.
In a comprehensive way it may be said that the history of this word or name, maravedi, sums up the monetary history of Spain.
At the time of its adoption by the Christian powers of Spain, the maravedi (or sueldo de oro) was equal to 1⁄6 onza of gold.
Suppose I were to take Zillah to wife—the old rascal would not give me a maravedi.
"I value not his madness a maravedi," said Sir Hugh, whose anger was predominant at the moment.