Definition of Kobangs
1. kobang [n] - See also: kobang
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kobangs
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Literary usage of Kobangs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Niphon and Pe-che-li; or, Two years in Japan and northern China by Edward Barrington De Fonblanque (1862)
"... and if you give him time, your revolver, your Chubb's lock, or your dressing-case. If you give him kobangs,* there is not an article of your ..."
2. The History of Java by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles (1830)
"From 1710 to 1720, both sorts were in circulation; but the repeated complaints of the Dutch were at last, in 1720, so far attended to, that the old kobangs, ..."
3. Japan as it was and is by Richard Hildreth (1905)
"From this time the old kobangs passed as double ... The kobangs of the coinage of 1730 were about five per cent, bettor than the preceding ones; ..."
4. Japan and Her People by Andrew Steinmetz (1859)
"The oho-bang, the largest gold coin, is worth 20 kobangs; but it is only used for gifts. ... There are also half, quarter, eighth kobangs of silver. ..."
5. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1867)
"The immediate consequence of this latter circumstance on the sharp traders of America and England, was to induce them to buy «p all the kobangs that came in ..."
6. The Intellectual Observer (1868)
"The immediate consequence of this latter circumstance on the sharp traders of America and England, was to induce them to buy up all the kobangs that came in ..."
7. Journal by Bond & Share Society, New Hampshire Dental Society, American Wine Society, Manning Valley Historical Society (1906)
"Three Japanese gold kobangs, and one of silver. 9. A specimen of the bronze axehead-money of ancient Mexico. 1o. Treaty belt of North American Indian wampum ..."