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slang Money. Ducats were coins once used in several European countries. Come on, you know I don't have enough ducats to go on an extravagant trip like that right now.
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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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