cardecu

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Etymology[edit]

From French quart d'écu ‘quarter of an écu’.

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Noun[edit]

cardecu (plural cardecus)

  1. (historical) A silver French coin worth a quarter of an écu.
    • 1819: “a set of hilding fellows there were, whom we dismissed to find them a new master — enough had been done for revenge and profit; the bunch of them were not worth a cardecu.” — Walter Scott, Ivanhoe

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