- a former gold coin of Spain and Spanish America, originally equal to two escudos but fluctuating in value.
Origin of doubloon
Related Words for doubloonpiece, money, cash, currency, dough, jack, scratch, gold, chips, silver, change, bread, copper, specie, doubloon, mintage, coinage
Examples from the Web for doubloon
Historical Examples of doubloon
Allow me to examine you likewise, and I will give you a doubloon.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Whoever had drawn the map had called the peninsula "Doubloon Spit."The Pirate of Panama
William MacLeod Raine
It so chanced that the doubloon of the Pequod was a most wealthy example of these things.
What then should there be in this doubloon of the Equator that is so killing wonderful?
As the black paddled me on shore, I asked him if he would like to obtain a doubloon.The Two Supercargoes
- a former Spanish gold coin
- (plural) slang money