[duhb-uh l-chuh, -tyuh]
- a silver ten-cent piece of the Netherlands.
Origin of dubbeltje
1815–25; < Dutch, equivalent to dubbel double + -tje diminutive suffix; double the value of a 5-cent piece
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Examples from the Web for dubbeltje
Then will it cost you a dubbeltje; and it will go off at once.An Irishman's Difficulties with the Dutch Language