guilders guilders  /ˈɡɪl dərz/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the basic unit of money in Suriname; equal to 100 cents
  2. (n) formerly the basic unit of money in the Netherlands; equal to 100 cents

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Usage(s):

  1. In 1891, Dutch Engineer Gerard Philips borrowed 150,000 guilders from his banker father, bought a lamp works in the cheap-labor town of Eindhoven.
  2. Either way, the end result would be the same: the dollar would buy fewer yen, marks, guilders and other strong currencies.
  3. During that decade, the price of a rare tulip bulb escalated to as much as 5,200 guilders.

News

  1. LATEST NEWS

    Paul Bastiaanse, left, and Dan Smith, guilders with Valley Restoration LLC of Torrington, Conn., do gilding work on the cupola at the Edmond Town Hall in Newtown, Conn., Wednesday, July 10, 2013.
    on July 21, 2013     Source: The News-Times

  2. Iconic Newtown hall gets facelift

    Paul Bastiaanse, left, and Dan Smith, guilders with Valley Restoration LLC of Torrington, Conn., do gilding work on the cupola at the Edmond Town Hall in Newtown, Conn., Wednesday, July 10, 2013.
    on July 20, 2013     Source: Connecticut Post

Quotes

  • "There have been no complaints about what the film says about the resistance or what we did to the Jews, because everyone knows it's the truth. People would get 10 guilders (or five euros) for telling where a Jew was," says Verhoeven. "Some...
    on Jan 11, 2007 By: Paul Verhoeven Source: guardian.co.uk

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