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ducats

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.

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.
He concludes by reminding the impresario once again that since he has supplied all the music, and since over half the performances have been completed, he should be given his 100 ducats, as well as payment for the `figliuoli' that are performing on his account (we do not know which roles the `figliuoli', or children, would have sung).
(Shylock's method, unfortunately for him, is that of the comedic villain but not always the earthly wrongdoer: he speaks what is on his mind, often in a more literal language than would please the Christians.) He merely mimics Bassanio, who throughout this same scene has managed to hide through rhetorical flourishes that the ducats he constantly offers Shylock are, of course, Portia's (and her avoiding the loss of this wealth goes a long way to explain why she instead brings Shylock down).
True to his promise to Bassanio, Antonio arranged to borrow three thousand ducats from Shylock, a wealthy Jew.
I must ask an additional thousand ducats if it is to be completed on time." Sadly the king nodded.
Bassanio (Joseph Fiennes) asks merchant pal Antonio (Jeremy Irons) for a loan of 3,000 ducats so he may travel to Belmont and woo his sweetheart, heiress Portia (Lynn Collins).
The comparative table of revenues (102), expressed in ducats, shows at a glance the role played in imperial finance by each group of territories.
The normal coin weighs 3.491 grams (1 ducat) and the piedfort coin weighs 13.964 grams (4 ducats).
The fest, which loves using new technology, this year offers ducats via mobile phones.
This is the case when the money changer gives good money for bad money, but not counterfeit or defective money: such as golden ducats for silver ones that scarcely deserve the name of silver.
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.
Contract awarded for The intended acquisition corresponds to the following: Anthracite carpet with film - 11 rolls of 60m x 3m and 1 roll of 12m x 3m; Green spruce carpeting with film - 1 roll of 43m x 3m; Light gray carpet with film - 2 rolls of 60m x 3m and 1 roll of 40m x 3m; Carpets blue ducats with film - 1 roll of 60m x 3m and 1 roll of 27.50m x 3m; Green grass carpet with film - 1 roll of 60m x 3m and 1 roll of 42,50m x 3m; Green grass carpet with film - 1 roll of 60m x 3m and 1 roll of 42,50m x 3m; Ducted blue carpet with film - 1 roll of 60m x 3m and 1 roll of 24.50m x 3m; Ducted blue carpet with film - 1 roll of 44m x 3m and 1 roll of 26m x 3m; The above mentioned material must be delivered by june 14, 2017.
And the org is prepped to defend a price point, the highest nonpremium on Broadway, that may raise eyebrows among industry watchers wondering why a nonprofit should charge a seemingly for-profit sum for its ducats.
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.