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[kar-uh-luh s]
noun, plural car·o·lus·es, car·o·li [kar-uh-lahy] /ˈkær əˌlaɪ/.
  1. any of various coins issued under monarchs named Charles, especially the broad of Charles I of England.
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Origin of carolus

1680–90; < Medieval Latin: Latinized form of Charles or Karl
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Historical Examples of carolus

  • You are the one to go to New York; you'd make Carolus look to his laurels.

    The Tyranny of the Dark

    Hamlin Garland

  • 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

    Alexander Blade

British Dictionary definitions for carolus


noun plural -luses or -li (-ˌlaɪ)
  1. 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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