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ducats

and duc-ducs (ˈdəkəts and ˈdəkdəks)
n. money. (see also gold.) Who’s got enough ducats to pay for the tickets? I don’t have enough duc-ducs to buy the ducks.
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Some of the children taken hostage on their school bus; Jun Ducat reattaches the safety pin on a grenade
The second instance comes down to the same thing: A money changer for profit gives Peter in Milan the hundred ducats he needs and receives from the same Peter a month from now their value in Venice according to the money-changing rate of ten pounds of groats that are normally equal to one hundred ducats, however, in the process of exchanging in Venice the value of the money is up at one time and down at another.
The competition between the sultani and the ducat was very important," says Pamuk.
NDRI (the National Disease Research Interchange) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, established in 1980 by Lee Ducat, also the founder of JDRF (the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation), to provide scientists access to human cells, tissues and organs which would have been thrown away and are now saved for critical research projects.
Ducat, a 65-year-old civil engineer, was the last to emerge from the bus and was led to a waiting police car.
What's extraordinary is that both Ashley (Marble) and Stephanie (Priest) are returning from ACL (knee) injuries,'' Ducat said.
Forty years since that first meeting, Ducat will be honored for her vast accomplishments at JDRF's annual Promise Ball, on May 22, 2010 at the Loews Hotel in Philadelphia.
The children were from a daycare centre Ducat had set up.
Indeed, it is established by law or custom that a golden ducat and ninety soldi are equal in economic and political exchanges in which money is exchanged for things.
Genzyme's Senior Vice President of Cell and Protein Research and Development, presented the initial check to Lee Ducat, Founder and President of NDRI, at "An Evening to Celebrate Research" December 4 at the Rittenhouse Hotel.
I think the game turned on the second goal that they (Valley Tech) scored," Tahanto coach John Ducat said.
The ringleader behind the bus hijack was identified as Jun Ducat.
Although in the second method he may seem to be selling a ducat at the rate of fifty-two groschen, actually he is buying as many Flemish groschen as are delivered at Bruges for one ducat.
This groundbreaking conference is designed to bring together the top scientists who are working on the challenges of rare hereditary diseases, with the goal of defining new treatments, new drugs and pathways to cures," said NDRI President Lee Ducat.
It is a pleasure to honor the researchers -- the often unsung heroes -- who are working day in and day out to make strides against the most pressing diseases of our time," said Lee Ducat, Founder and President of NDRI.