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1) Rupee. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A silver coin = 2s. English (a florin). A lac of rupees = 10,000 sterling. Since the depreciation of silver the value of a rupee is considerably less. 1 In 1870 an...

2) rupee. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...See table at currency. Hindi rupay, rupiy, from Sanskrit rpyam, stamped silver coin, from rpya-, well-formed, stamped, from rpam, shape....

3) Dam. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...An Indian copper coin, the fortieth part of a rupee. Hence the expression "Not worth a dam"; similarly "not worth a farthing," not worth a rap" (q.v.); "not worth...

4) Lac of Rupees. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The nominal value of the Indian rupee is 2s., and a lac means 100,000. At this estimate, a lac of rupees=200,000s. or 10,000. Its present value varies according to...

5) 1967, June 5. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...provided for repatriation of Indian plantation workers. 1 Nov. 22 Devaluation of the rupee followed the devaluation of the British pound sterling. 2...

6) rufiyaa. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...See table at currency. Maldivean, from Hindi rupay, rupiy. See rupee....

7) pice. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. pice A monetary unit worth 1/64 of a rupee, formerly used in India. Hindi pais. See paisa....

8) r. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. rare 2. recto 3. retired 4. rod (unit of length) 5. Games rubber 6. ruble 7. rupee...

9) tola. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A unit of weight used in India, equal to the weight of one silver rupee (11.7 grams or 180 troy grains). Hindi tol, from Sanskrit tul, weight. See tel- in Appendix...

10) rupiah. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. rupiah See table at currency. Hindi rupay, rupiy. See rupee....

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