louis d'or

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louis d'or (plural louis d'ors)

  1. Any number of French coins first introduced by Louis XIII in 1640.
    • 1883, Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island
      It was a long, difficult business, for the coins were of all countries and sizes — doubloons, and louis-d'ors, and guineas, and pieces of eight, and I know not what besides, all shaken together at random.