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pieces of eight

noun [plural] uk   us  
(in the past) coins used in Spain
Translations of “pieces of eight”
in Chinese (Traditional) (舊時西班牙硬幣)八裡亞爾幣披索…
in Chinese (Simplified) (旧时西班牙硬币)八里亚尔币披索…
(Definition of pieces of eight from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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