a silver-alloy coin of France issued during the Middle Ages, the 24th part of a sol, or one-half denier.
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How to use obole in a sentence
I've had a fine experience; I don't own so much as an obole.The Barber of Paris | Charles Paul de Kock
The hierocceryx received a half-obole a day, and other assistants a similar sum.The Eleusinian Mysteries and Rites | Dudley Wright
They have received entire, and without losing an obole of it, the heritage of the Greek Sophists.The Heavenly Father | Ernest Naville
I have not wronged the seigneur of Plouernel a single obole.The Pilgrim's Shell or Fergan the Quarryman | Eugne Sue
Et Ketty n'avait plus une obole, car elle avait abandonn son chteux aux malheureux.Poems | W. B. Yeats