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obole

[ob-ohl] /ˈɒb oʊl/
noun
1.
a silver-alloy coin of France issued during the Middle Ages, the 24th part of a sol, or one-half denier.
Also, obol, obolus.
Origin of obole
1595-1605
1595-1605; < French < Latin obolus obolus
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  • I've had a fine experience; I don't own so much as an obole.

    The Barber of Paris Charles Paul de Kock
  • They have received entire, and without losing an obole of it, the heritage of the Greek Sophists.

    The Heavenly Father Ernest Naville

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