noun, plural scu·di [skoo-dee] /ˈsku di/.
Origin of scudo
Examples from the Web for scudo
Historical Examples of scudo
Not one scudo would I take under the price that I have named.Won by the Sword
A scudo is a dollar, and a dollar has five francs, so that I wanted a thousand francs.A Roman Singer
F. Marion Crawford
A scudo has a particularly accelerating effect on the movements of Roman officials.Flora Adair, Vol. 1 (of 2)
A. M. Donelan
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
He is very charitable, and gives a great many pensions of a scudo a day to poor individuals of the mezzoceto class.Story of My Life, volumes 1-3
Augustus J. C. Hare
noun plural -di (-diː)
Word Origin for scudo
old Italian silver coin, Italian, literally "shield" (in reference to the device it bore), from Latin scutum (see hide (n.1)).