Origin of ducat
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How to use ducat in a sentence
A ducat was a gold piece of the size of an old French louis, though less thick.Catherine de' Medici|Honore de Balzac
If every ducat in six thousand ducats Were in six parts, and every part a ducat, I would not draw them; I would have my bond.The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886|Ministry of Education
The result of the quarrel was, that I was obliged to give them twelve drachms of their money, equivalent to half a ducat.
By dint of inquiry, and for half a ducat, I was enabled to purchase the half of a goatskin full, of which I made him a present.
Thirty-six aspers are worth a Venetian ducat; but, of the five thousand aspers, the treasurer deducted ten per cent.