noun, plural é·cus [ey-kyooz; French ey-ky] /eɪˈkyuz; French eɪˈkü/.
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Leonardo was given a pension of seven ecus de France per year and a residence near Amboise.Castles and Chateaux of Old Touraine and the Loire Country|Francis Miltoun
Panurge then, without any more ado, threw a large leathern purse stuffed with gold crowns (ecus au soleil) among them.Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete.|Francois Rabelais
It is believed their loss was more than thirty millions of ecus.The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete|Duc de Saint-Simon
Of course all the young men of the district paid court to her, more on account of her ecus than her pretty ways.
You and your soldiers had taken more than fifty ecus worth of forage from me, as well as a cow and two sheep.Original Short Stories of Maupassant, Volume 1|Guy de Maupassant