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Definition of Jacobuses
1. jacobus [n] - See also: jacobus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jacobuses
Literary usage of Jacobuses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. English Garner: Ingatherings from Our History & Literature by Edward Arber (1895)
"... in my own knowledge; and their ready payment was all double jacobuses, English twenty-[five] shilling pieces. I have seen more there, in one day, ..."
2. Collections of the New York Historical Society for the Year by New-York Historical Society (1893)
"1 barrel muscovado sugar, £3, 9. 900 ounces of Plate at 3s. 9(A, £303, 15. 180 guineas, £211, 3. 1 double guinea, £2, 14. 23 jacobuses, £34, 10. ..."
3. Social England Illustrated: A Collection of XVIIth Century Tracts by Andrew Lang (1903)
"... payment was all double jacobuses, English twenty-[five] shilling pieces. I have seen more there, in one day, than ever I did in London at any time. ..."
4. Journals of Sir John Lauder, Lord Fountainhall, with His Observations on by John Lauder Fountainhall, Donald Crawford (1900)
"In my voyage thorow Flanders for Holland, I spent 2 jacobuses, so that I have no mo but 6 and a Carolus, so that I have no mo but 12; the Carolus at ..."