scudo


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scu·do

 (sko͞o′dō)
n. pl. scu·di (-dē)
A unit of currency and coin formerly used in Italy and Sicily.

[Italian, shield, scudo, from Latin scūtum, shield; see skei- in Indo-European roots.]

scudo

(ˈskuːdəʊ)
n, pl -di (-diː)
(Currencies) any of several former Italian coins
[C17: from Italian: shield, from Latin scūtum]
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PADDOCK | |A Fiat Scudo panel van was entered on February 13 at 4.
Minicozzi A, Veraldi GF, Sboarina A, Lombardo F, Osmani H, Scudo G, et al .
Among the galleries bringing works by Futurist artists to the fair are Galleria Frediano Farsetti (Florence), Galleria Russo (Rome) and Galleria dello Scudo (Verona).
Salvo in braccio lo scudo, in armeggiando non han che copra il resto elmo o corazza.
Forse questa scelta di immagini in un contesto legato alla gola non e del tutto indipendente dal fatto che la lettera guittoniana sia anch'essa basata su un gergo guerresco, lo scudo per pugnare, ma anche su una metafora culinaria, il buon cuoco che aumenta le vivande con l'aumentare della famiglia (20-24):
A force spokesman said: "Police are keen to trace the drivers of a dark-coloured Ford Focus, a Fiat Scudo E7 style Taxi and a Mercedes Atego curtain sided lorry that had travelled along Station Road just prior to the collision.
Six passengers, all aged in their 20s, and a 40-year-old driver were injured when the Fiat Scudo they were travelling in collided with an LTI London taxi near the Mount Pleasant hotel.
The Fiat Scudo we look at here, like its predecessor and its bigger brother the Ducato, is a product of Fiat's alliance with PSA Peugeot Citroen so you can also get it badged as a Citroen Dispatch or a Peugeot Expert.
20, 21, 24), sia quando interviene in difesa di Alessandro proteggendolo con il suo scudo (cap.
In our analysis, however, we slightly reduced the available observations, focusing only on the period from 1600 to 1700, for artistic homogeneity (this is commonly studied as the Baroque century in art history) and also for monetary reasons: the real value of the silver scudo is known to have been remarkably stable during that period (see Spear and Sohm 2010), which allows us to focus on the nominal prices in silver coins without loss of generality.
Un uomo che si fa scudo della propria fragilita e tenerezza e tra fallimenti ed errori giunge a dare un senso alia paternita ("la ferma e soccorrevole compassione per qualcuno che non sia noi stessi" (p.