sou marque

sou marqué

[soo mahr-key or for 2, -kee; French soo-mar-key]
noun, plural sous marqués [soo mahr-key or for 2, -kee; French soo mar-key] .
1.
a billon coin of France, issued in the 18th century for circulation in the colonies.
2.
something that has little or no value.
Also, sou markee [soo mahr-kee] .


Origin:
1820–30; < French: marked sou

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sou marqué (ˈsuː mɑːˈkeɪ, French su marke)
 
n , pl sous marqués
a French copper coin of the 18th century
 
[French, literally: a marked sou]

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