- any of various coins issued under monarchs named Charles, especially the broad of Charles I of England.
Origin of carolus
1680–90; < Medieval Latin: Latinized form of Charles or Karl
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Examples from the Web for carolus
You are the one to go to New York; you'd make Carolus look to his laurels.The Tyranny of the Dark
It was not I that took the seven hundred carolus, it was Hilbert.
They say that thou wilt give me back the seven hundred carolus.
A new edition was published by Carolus Manitius (Leipzig, 1894).
At the age of two his master started teaching Carolus mathematics.The Brain
- any of several coins struck in the reign of a king called Charles, esp an English gold coin from the reign of Charles I
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