noun, plural scu·di [skoo-dee] /ˈsku di/.
Origin of scudo
Examples from the Web for scudo
I'll send the Minister Landelli into exile,—to the galleys, if they insist; but I 'll not pay a scudo,—my royal word on it!The Fortunes Of Glencore|Charles James Lever
My old beggar-woman was forgotten, and I had determined to devote my scudo to the purchase of the silk cravat for my brother.Goethe and Schiller|L. Mhlbach
I asked her if it would not be very easy for him to misappropriate a scudo now and then.The Story of My Life, volumes 4-6|Augustus J. C. Hare
The hackney coaches moreover only ply till five o'clock, so if you go to a party at night, it costs you a scudo.Letters of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy from Italy and Switzerland|Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
A scudo is a dollar, and a dollar has five francs, so that I wanted a thousand francs.A Roman Singer|F. Marion Crawford
British Dictionary definitions for scudo
noun plural -di (-diː)
Word Origin for scudo
Word Origin and History for scudo
old Italian silver coin, Italian, literally "shield" (in reference to the device it bore), from Latin scutum (see hide (n.1)).