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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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First of all, Peter can happen to give a money changer in Milan a hundred gold Florentine ducats and want the same number of Florentines in Florence.
Burnacini then reminds Lucio that his 50 ducats are waiting for him in the care of Guglielmo Vankessel (the dedicatee of the libretto), and will be turned over when the composer has fulfilled his obligation.
Having no ready money, he borrows three thousand ducats from Shylock with the proviso that if the debt cannot be repaid within three months, Shylock can have a pound of his flesh.
I must ask an additional thousand ducats if it is to be completed on time.
anticipated capacity, you can't set a top ducat without taking the rest of the Street into account.
Someone, however, who is unwilling to exchange without profit Genovese ducats for other ducats that are of equally great value and serviceable to him because the Genovese ducats are more serviceable to the one seeking the exchange to gild his vessels seems to sin because he is betraying or selling another's advantage.
Francesca Giunti, natural daughter of the Venetian publisher Tommaso Giunti and wife of Niccok Manassi, the Venetian publisher of the third edition of the Demonomanie, wrote to Rome that her husband had printed 675 copies at a cost of 500 ducats, with the printing costs underwritten through her dowry.
Pre-sale tickets through Friday are $15; derby-day ducats are $20.
Box office for individual ticket sales opens in June, although American Express cardholders can buy ducats now.
For example, a money changer gives Peter who has his money in Rome but needs a thousand ducats in Milan a thousand ducats for one thousand and ten delivered to him in Rome.
His first part explores the progression of coin types (pennies, grossi, ducats, soldini, colonial torneselli), including their models and the specific purposes they served.
That hasn't stopped scalpers from hawking ducats for as much as $1,000 apiece.
The Acad is suing two companies, Red Baron Records and Millionaire's Concierge, for selling Oscar ducats without authorization.
The second way is that the money changer gives or will give more, as Peter hopes, than he received because the Florentine ducats are worth less at Milan where they are given to the money changer than at Florence where they are delivered.
The fee of over 100 ducats may never have been paid in full, since Titian's petition of 1531 yielded only 13 ducats, and in 1540 the payment was still incomplete.