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kwartje

[ kwahr-chuh, -tyuh ]
/ ˈkwɑr tʃə, -tyə /
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noun

a silver 25-cent piece of the Netherlands.

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Origin of kwartje

<Dutch <Latin quartārius;see quarter
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  • A kwartje is a small silver coin worth one quarter of a guilder, or 10 cents in American currency.

    Hans Brinker|Mary Mapes Dodge
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