disme

[dahym]

noun

a former coin of the U.S., equal to 10 cents, issued in 1792: early form of the dime.

Nearby words

  1. dismal swamp,
  2. dismally,
  3. dismantle,
  4. dismast,
  5. dismay,
  6. dismember,
  7. dismemberment,
  8. dismiss,
  9. dismissal,
  10. dismission

Origin of disme

earlier or archaized spelling of dime

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