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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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Ducat went onto make 188 appearances for Arsenal, scoring 21 goals.
Sheriff George Way told Ducat he had committed a "crime of opportunity" and sentenced him to five months and 10 days in prison.
Earlier reports said at least two armed men joined Ducat in the hostage drama, which started around 9 a.
Jubilant parents were quickly reunited with their children while Ducat was led to a waiting police car.
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.
In the 14th and 15th centuries they watched the Venetian ducat -- this was the US dollar of its time.
Instead of precluding the use of fetal tissue in research, Ducat and other proponents say, regulations should be tightened to ensure the economics of tissue transplants in no way influence a woman in her decision to abort.
The book's second major theme is bimetallism, which the Venetians sought valiantly to maintain after minting the gold ducat in 1284-85.
Ducat founded NDRI in 1980 to provide scientists with pancreatic tissue for diabetes research and islet cell transplant.
What's extraordinary is that both Ashley (Marble) and Stephanie (Priest) are returning from ACL (knee) injuries,'' Ducat said.
Earlier, Ducat promised to police and government negotiators he would release the hostages after his demand to give educational opportunities for students of his free day-care center was guaranteed by government officials concerned.
Jun Ducat, who has a history of attention-grabbing stunts, denounced corruption and demanded better lives for the poor children of the Philippines.
It is clear, however, that someone who lends one hundred gold ducats in Genoa would incur a loss if just as many gold ducats, or their equivalent there, were paid him in Bruges, precisely both because he would give more than he received inasmuch as it is the fact that a gold ducat is worth more in Genoa than in Bruges and because he has to undertake the expense of the contracted money to regain it at Genoa where the contract for the loan was made.
The James V of Scotland ducat - worth 40 Scottish shillings when struck in 1540 - was sold by auctioneers Dix Noonan Webb in London yesterday.
NDRI is fortunate to have had a continuous stream of talented and dedicated chairs at its helm," said Lee Ducat, Founder and President of NDRI.