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or ri·al

[rahy-uh l]
  1. rose noble.
  2. a former gold coin of Scotland, equal to 60 shillings.
  3. a former silver coin of Scotland, equal to 30 shillings.
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Origin of ryal

1350–1400; Middle English (Scots): royal
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for ryal

Historical Examples

  • Ryal, rī′al, n. an old English gold coin worth about ten shillings, called a Rose-noble.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 3 of 4: N-R)


  • You are trying to run your ryal car on a democratic gauge, and you'll either run off the track or you'll bust your biler.

  • That lawyer of Ryal Phelps is goin to let pop have some money and were both goin to send for cloessome duds!