triobolar

Triobolar

Tri*ob"o*lar\, Triobolary \Tri*ob"o*la*ry\, a. [LL. triobolaris, fr. L. triobolus a piece of three oboli, Gr. ?. See Tri-, and Obolus.] Of the value of three oboli; hence, mean; worthless. [Obs.]

It may pass current . . . for a triobolar ballad. --Cheyne.
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