Caroluses
Carolus Car"o*lus, n.; pl. E. {Caroluses}, L. {Caroli}. [L., Charles.] An English gold coin of the value of twenty or twenty-three shillings. It was first struck in the reign of Charles I. [1913 Webster]

Told down the crowns and Caroluses. --Macawlay. [1913 Webster]


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  • Caroli — Carolus Car o*lus, n.; pl. E. {Caroluses}, L. {Caroli}. [L., Charles.] An English gold coin of the value of twenty or twenty three shillings. It was first struck in the reign of Charles I. [1913 Webster] Told down the crowns and Caroluses.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carolus — Car o*lus, n.; pl. E. {Caroluses}, L. {Caroli}. [L., Charles.] An English gold coin of the value of twenty or twenty three shillings. It was first struck in the reign of Charles I. [1913 Webster] Told down the crowns and Caroluses. Macawlay.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carolus — /kar euh leuhs/, n., pl. caroluses, caroli / luy /. any of various coins issued under monarchs named Charles, esp. the broad of Charles I of England. [1680 90; < ML: Latinized form of Charles or Karl] * * * (as used in expressions) Carolus Magnus …   Universalium

  • carolus — /ˈkærələs/ (say karuhluhs) noun (plural caroluses or caroli /ˈkærəli/ (say karuhlee)) any of various coins issued under monarchs named Charles, especially an English gold coin struck in the reign of Charles I, originally worth 20 and later 23… …   Australian English dictionary

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