Carolus



any of various coins issued under monarchs named Charles, especially the broad of Charles I of England.
Historical Examples

I kept fumbling around in the dark, for I wanted to find carolus.
What Happened to Inger Johanne Dikken Zwilgmeyer

You are the one to go to New York; you’d make carolus look to his laurels.
The Tyranny of the Dark Hamlin Garland

A friend of mine, one carolus Dillingham, talks by the hour of his Nellie.
The Circus, and Other Essays and Fugitive Pieces Joyce Kilmer

It was not I that took the seven hundred carolus, it was Hilbert.
The Legend of Ulenspiegel, Vol. II (of 2) Charles de Coster

Now I hadn’t said a word to Mother about the way carolus had been behaving lately.
What Happened to Inger Johanne Dikken Zwilgmeyer

At the age of two his master started teaching carolus mathematics.
The Brain Alexander Blade

“I am waiting for the conclusion,” said carolus, whose intelligence began to be a little shaky.
Bohemians of the Latin Quarter Henry Murger

So it seems that carolus is one-and-twenty shillings in Latin.
The Recruiting Officer George Farquhar

Let us leave her there, it is her own wish: let us save the carolus.
The Legend of Ulenspiegel Charles de Coster

Here’s a Jacobus and a carolus will enter into bonds for me.
Dryden’s Works Vol. 3 (of 18) John Dryden

noun (pl) -luses, -li (-ˌlaɪ)
any of several coins struck in the reign of a king called Charles, esp an English gold coin from the reign of Charles I

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