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 DubsDuchesne (2 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Duc’at.
 
A piece of money; so called from the legend on the early Sicilian pieces: Sit tibi, Christe, datus, quem tu regis, istë ductus (May this duchy [ducat-us] which you rule be devoted to you, O Christ).   1
 


 DubsDuchesne (2 syl.). 

 
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