noun, plural es·cu·dos [e-skoo-dohz; Portuguese es-koo-doos; Spanish es-koo-thaws]. /ɛˈsku doʊz; Portuguese ɛsˈku dʊs; Spanish ɛsˈku ðɔs/.
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Before every storm the boat of phantoms appeared, and when he sailed for Escudo and Porto Bello it followed him.Myths & Legends of our New Possessions & Protectorate|Charles M. Skinner
The largest weight is the tàhel, which is the weight of ten reals of silver—or, as we say, of one escudo.The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 - Volume 40 of 55|Francisco Colin
The Isabellan silver escudo, adopted in Spain as the unit by the law of June 24, 1864, was thereby demonetized.The History of Cuba, vol. 5|Willis Fletcher Johnson
The real of eight received a new name, Escudo de plata, and was to issue at an equivalence of 10 reals of the new silver.The History of Currency, 1252 to 1896|William Arthur Shaw
The nearest relatives received an 'escudo de oro,' or two-dollar piece.The Pearl of the Antilles, or An Artist in Cuba|Walter Goodman