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dobla

[ doh-blah ]
/ ˈdoʊ blɑ /
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noun
a former gold coin of Spain.
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Origin of dobla

1590–1600; <Spanish <Latin dupla, feminine of duplusdouble
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How to use dobla in a sentence

  • In thy opinion a single dobla is too little to be divided between thee and thy friend, the Portuguese.

    Mercedes of Castile|J. Fenimore Cooper

British Dictionary definitions for dobla

dobla
/ (ˈdəʊblɑː) /

noun
a medieval Spanish gold coin, probably worth 20 maravedis

Word Origin for dobla

Spanish, from Latin dupla, feminine of duplus twofold, double
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