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piece of eight

a former Spanish coin worth eight reals; peso
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Pieces of Eight and Eight for a Start are primarily designed to 'fill the gap' between elementary level and more advanced.
BEDE'S World in Jarrow is hosting some swashbuckling fun on Bank Holiday Monday and Culture Club members have the chance to win a family ticket for a special Pieces of Eight event.
PIECES of eight salvaged from a sunken Spanish galleon have been stolen from a museum.
Gamers won't care that they have to shell out zero pieces of eight to get this juicy turn-based strategy title onto their tablet, but it puts other games to shame that make a charge, despite being half as well executed.
Owen is believed to have sailed to the West Indies and went on to bury 52 chests of Spanish silver pieces of eight on a deserted island - and John had a wooden leg - just like the book's famous character.
PIECES of eight, pieces of eight - a rare coin thought to have been plundered by pirates from a Spanish galleon nearly 400 years ago is to go under the hammer in the landlocked Midlands.
According to piracy experts, a lost eye might result in an award of 100 pieces of eight (a silver coin minted in Spain that was common currency on the high seas), while losing a right leg was worth 500 pieces of eight; the left garnered only 400 pieces of eight.
adventure PIECES OF EIGHT John Drake THIS is a prequel to Robert Louis Stevenson's classic of piracy, Treasure Island.
Following the successful 2008 live tour, the latest installment from LazyTown - The Pirate Adventure - sees friends Stephanie and Sportacus sail the high seas through a high-energy story of buried treasure, parrots and pieces of eight.
Read about famous pirates such as Anne Bonney and Captain Kidd, listen to pirate jokes, or play Pirate Tiles (a form of mahjong solitaire) and Pieces of Eight (similar to the game Bejeweled),
Eyewitness descriptions of pirate attacks, tortures and executions appear alongside illuminating accounts of pirate food and drink, flags, maroonings, parrots and pieces of eight.
Young and old alike will be transported onto the high seas through a highenergy story full of parrots, pieces of eight and buried treasure.