noun Etymology: obsolete English, tenth, from obsolete French, from Old French disme, dime — more at dime Date: 1792 a United States 10-cent coin struck in 1792

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  • Disme — Disme, n. [OF. See {Dime}.] A tenth; a tenth part; a tithe. Ayliffe. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disme — ou Dixme. s. f. La dixiesme partie des fruits que l on paye à l Eglise ou aux Seigneurs. Grosses dixmes. menuës dismes. dismes vertes. payer les dismes. lever les dixmes. il a la dixme de toutes ces terres là. affermer les dismes. dixmes… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • disme — /duym/, n. a former coin of the U.S., equal to 10 cents, issued in 1792: early form of the dime. [earlier or archaized sp. of DIME] * * * …   Universalium

  • disme — 1. noun A dime minted in 1792. 2. adjective tenth …   Wiktionary

  • disme — druidisme freudisme hassidisme hermaphrodisme hybridisme iodisme juridisme luddisme ludisme mahdisme monadisme méthodisme nomadisme nudisme paludisme photopériodisme poujadisme propagandisme sadisme semi nomadisme thyroïdisme tribadisme valdisme… …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • disme — f ( an/ an) musk; cassia …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • disme — [[t]daɪm[/t]] n. num a former U.S. 10 cent coin issued in 1792 • Etymology: earlier or archaized sp. of dime …   From formal English to slang

  • disme — ˈdīm noun ( s) Etymology: from obsolete English, tenth, from obsolete French, from Middle French more at dime : a United States ten cent coin struck in 1792 …   Useful english dictionary

  • 1792 half disme — The 1792 half disme (or half dime ) was an American silver coin with a face value of five cents. Although it was an experimental issue, which President George Washington referred to as a small beginning, many of the coins eventually were released …   Wikipedia

  • half disme — noun Date: 1792 a half dime struck in 1792 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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