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taler

[tah-ler] /ˈtɑ lər/
noun, plural taler, talers.
1.

thaler

or taler

[tah-ler] /ˈtɑ lər/
noun, plural thaler, thalers.
1.
any of various former large coins of various German states; dollar.
Origin of thaler
1780-1790
1780-90; < German; see dollar
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  • A man came into the office once and laid his monthly premium, one taler in all, on the counter.

    The Goose Man Jacob Wassermann
  • She saw that Jason Philip had received three thousand taler.

    The Goose Man Jacob Wassermann
  • A well-drest man is the noblest work of his taler, likewise is a full-rigged woman the noblest work of her taleress.

  • She counted the money over in the till, but in vain; the taler had vanished.

    The Goose Man Jacob Wassermann
  • It was determined that she was to open a little shop, and Jason advanced her one hundred taler.

    The Goose Man Jacob Wassermann
  • He put down on the table three thousand taler in bank notes of the realm, and Jason Philip wrote out a receipt.

    The Goose Man Jacob Wassermann
  • I have known them short in the pocket, when the taler sent in his bill.

  • The taler said he know'd they was all right, because he had a brother in Wales who kept him informed about London fashins reg'lar.

    The Complete Works of Artemus Ward Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)
  • The trooth is the taler in our little villige owed me for a pig and I didn't see any other way of gettin' my pay.

    The Complete Works of Artemus Ward Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)
  • The truth is, Gottfried Nothafft entrusted me with three thousand taler.

    The Goose Man Jacob Wassermann
British Dictionary definitions for taler

taler

/ˈtɑːlə/
noun (pl) -ler, -lers
1.
a variant spelling of thaler

thaler

/ˈtɑːlə/
noun (pl) -ler, -lers
1.
a former German, Austrian, or Swiss silver coin
Word Origin
from German; see dollar
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