xerafin


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xerafin

(ˈzɛrəfɪn)
n
an old Bombay coin equivalent to of a rupee
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At other times they would be able to do so only outside of their native villages and according to the laws of the Concilio Provincial under the pain of a 1000 xerafins fine, one-third paid to the accuser and two-thirds to cover the expenses of the High Court.
"Xerafins" and "verligte" were Mr Bhandarkar's favourite bonus words (called bingos in Scrabble parlance) that he was able to put down.
The Fathers who went to Tibet had brought for Mirza Zu-l Qarnin's chapel candlesticks, a silver cross, a chasuble, etc.; also a chalice of massive gold with precious stones, which with the work had cost at Goa 3,750 xerafins, equal to little less than Rs.
(21) 'Os fidalgos ou quem tivesse foro de fidalguia pagaria uma coima de 1.000 xerafins e perderia as merces que tivesse, podendo ainda, ser desterrado para onde o arbitrio do vice-rei escolhesse.