- any of various former minor coins issued by German states.
- a former copper coin of Austria, the 100th part of a florin.
Origin of kreutzer
[kroit-ser; French krœ-tser]
- Ro·dolphe [raw-dawlf] /rɔˈdɔlf/, 1766–1831, French violinist.
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Examples from the Web for kreutzer
Dey shall not have one kreutzer of my moneys; I can tell dem dat!The Daltons, Volume II (of II)
Charles James Lever
We shall have to play the Kreutzer Sonata some time, Mr. Howard.'King Midas
This spectacle cost me six kreutzer, namely, four half-pennies.Letters to an Unknown
"The Kreutzer Sonata" did not make her feel any more cheerful.Song of the Lark
The Kreutzer Sonata he sat up half the night beside my fire to finish.Immortal Youth
- any of various former copper and silver coins of Germany or Austria
C16: from German Kreuzer, from Kreuz cross, from Latin crux; referring to the cross originally stamped upon such coins
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