doubloon doubloon

Definition(s):

  • (n) a former Spanish gold coin

Usage(s):

  1. When Captain Ahab, in his relentless pursuit of Moby Dick, had a doubloon nailed to the mast of the Pequod, each member of his crew saw reflected in it a different meaning.
  2. The result is that the tavern is crammed with doubloon-seekers in no time at all.
  3. Now he wears an estimated $12,000 worth of gold around his neck, including a Spanish doubloon, and he drives a Cadillac.

News

  • Spanish Town parade mints special doubloon

    The organizers of the Spanish Town Parade have a little something extra up their sleeve this year. A Doubloon minted especial for Spanish Town.  
    on March 1, 2014     Source: WAFB Baton Rouge

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Quotes

  1. "About five Walbucks, three Toyotayen or half of one of those new, Brazilian company's plastic doubloon-thingies backed by gold. Amazoners," Rothbard replied.
    on Nov 23, 2008 By: Murray Rothbard Source: Lew Rockwell

  2. "The 'free to play, pay for items' business model has proven very successful in the Korean market with games like Kart Rider, and is already offered as an alternative to subscription for Puzzle Pirates players on 'Doubloon' servers," adds Daniel...
    on Aug 2, 2005 By: Daniel James Source: MPOGD.com

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