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Word: glossary

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Sentences Containing 'glossary'

When king John of France, {See Du Cange Glossary, voce Moneta; the Benedictine Edition.} in order to pay his debts, adulterated his coin, all the officers of his mint were sworn to secrecy.
Dallas for this Glossary, which has been given because several readers have complained to me that some of the terms used were unintelligible to them.
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