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doubloon

, dobl?n
a former Spanish gold coin
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Because Ahab knows how the logic of ingestion works, he acts to raise the whale: "[T]he doubloon is mine, Fate reserved the doubloon for me.
Each object has a special code on it which participants will need at the end of the trail to unlock a treasure chest and claim a free prize of a chocolate coin or gold doubloon.
It in its men's range, Hairtrade has launched Bluebeards Revenge, a premium range of quality male grooming, shaving and skincare products designed to combat tough stubble and tackle shaving problems like razor burn and rash, including pre-shave oil, post-shave balm, luxury shaving cream and a Doubloon brush.
Fourth, the lack of gold coins may surely increase their value, so that more silver coins, or coins of another metal, have to be offered for the [gold coins], (12) as we see now that because of the lack of gold coins, some give twenty-two and even twenty-three and twenty-five reales for a doubloon, which by the kingdom's price and law is not worth more than twenty-two.
The movie's central story involves a crew of undead pirates, captained by Rush (hamming it up, too), looking for the lost doubloon that will break their curse and return them to the living.
Seven years ago they partnered on the unique 1787 Brasher Doubloon, America's first gold coin, which was sold December 2012 for $7.
The shop-soiled Spectorism of Double Yellow Lines, the chamber orchestra pop of Distant Doubloon, the cod Caribbean flavour of Realisation and the loopy psychedelic finale of Gem Of A Bird all sound like affectations masquerading as ambition.
Brentford (4-4-2): Smith 6; Doubloon 7, Sonko 7, Marshall 6, Sombre 7; O'Connor 5, Fullarton 6, Tabb 6, Hunt 7; Peters 6, Antoine-Curier 5 (Evans 7).
Dish description: Balsamic-glazed Copper River King salmon is served with sweet potatoes, Doubloon mushrooms and a sorrel chiffonade.
But that doesn't stop many of us lapsing into pirate speak at the drop of a doubloon.
The approximately 45 games on display at Bally's stand (G-1) include the Power Progressive[TM], Quick Hit[TM], and Goldbeard's Treasure[TM] series (Mermaid's Treasure[TM], and Doubloon Lagoon[TM]); and the Greek Heroes, Outdoor Wild[TM] (Glacier Wild[TM], Forest Wild[TM], and River Wild[TM]), and World Traveler (Thames Treasure[TM], Big Apple Bonanza[TM], Japanese Express[TM] and Venice Romance[TM]) series of games.
Yet it also has its more inaccessible and, well, challenging traits - try to get your head around the punkified raucous Glass Smash, the weird orchestration of Distant Doubloon and a bizarre trumpet-laden duet with Paolo Nutini.