Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

rigsdaler

[rigz-dah-leyr]
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun
  1. a former silver coin of Denmark, equal to 16 skillings; rix-dollar.

Origin of rigsdaler

From Danish, dating back to 1590–1600; see origin at rix-dollar
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for rigsdaler

Historical Examples

  • All the same, it would be a terrible thing to destroy such a value as 90 Rigsdaler seemed to be.

    Recollections Of My Childhood And Youth

    George Brandes

  • If you pull the rope at a wrong time you will cut the expensive rope through, and it cost 90 Rigsdaler!

  • I was obliged to borrow six Rigsdaler (a sum of a little over thirteen shillings) from my old protector.


British Dictionary definitions for rigsdaler

rigsdaler

noun
  1. another word for rix-dollar
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012