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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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doubloondou‧bloon /dʌˈbluːn/ noun [countable]  PECa gold coin used in the past in Spain and Spanish America
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doubloonMore and more he pauses to observe a doubloon made of pure gold, fastened into the main mast.One would have thought it was a doubloon from his triumphant whoops, which attracted the attention of the toddler.Beyond her kitchen window, crocuses sprouted up from the grass, bright as doubloons, orange and heliotrope.For the prosaic Flask, the doubloon stands only for so many cigars that he could buy.Starbuck is the religious man and he sees in the doubloon a symbol of the Trinity.
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