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dubbeltje

[duhb-uh l-chuh, -tyuh]
noun
  1. a silver ten-cent piece of the Netherlands.
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Origin of dubbeltje

1815–25; < Dutch, equivalent to dubbel double + -tje diminutive suffix; double the value of a 5-cent piece
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Historical Examples of dubbeltje

  • Then will it cost you a dubbeltje; and it will go off at once.

    An Irishman's Difficulties with the Dutch Language

    N.A. Cuey-na-Gael