noun, plural francs [frangks; French frahn] /fræŋks; French frɑ̃/.
Origin of franc
Examples from the Web for franc
In politics, there are inevitably issues that divide that coalition (Franc cited immigration as an example).
If you always suspected that the Heritage Foundation wanted its policy work to toe an ideological line, Franc agrees with you!
Franc notes that this is a "judgement call" but look at what Franc is saying here about the Heritage Foundation and conservatism.
It really costs nothing, but you give a franc to the éclusier, and the way is thereby made the easier for the next arrival.The Automobilist Abroad|M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
Again we were deceived; at the end he demanded a franc beyond even his unnatural fare.Roman Holidays and Others|W. D. Howells
The franc saved by James B. is not seen, no more are the necessary effects of this saving.Essays on Political Economy|Frederic Bastiat
A boy from fifteen to nineteen is called a mezz' uomo, and gets about one franc a day.Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece|John Addington Symonds
I also paid for my lodging, and gave her a franc for herself, which pleased her very much.A Roman Singer|F. Marion Crawford
British Dictionary definitions for franc
Word Origin and History for franc
French coin, late 14c., from Medieval Latin Francorum Rex "King of the Franks," inscribed on gold coins first made during the reign of Jean le Bon (1350-64). An official monetary unit of France from 1795.