from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A tin coin of Achin, Sumatra, equal to one four hundredth of a peso or dollar.


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  • For such an obscure topic as Prince's "kuh" sound, which I have been trying to mimic unsucessfully, the information was excellent.

    Tuesday is Prince Day: Pt 2: The Linn LM-1 2004

  • You know the sort of tunes I am talking about, the ones that stick in your mind and you end up humming them all day like "C says" kuh ", C says" kuh "every letter makes a sound, C says" kuh "".

    OhGizmo! 2009

  • Probably written by the people who pronounce the country, Mare-kuh.

    We Shall Never Tire of Brief Notes on the Importance of Proofreading 2010

  • Gud Bliss Mare-kuh (with fist raised in triumphant defiance to the rest of the world)!

    We Shall Never Tire of Brief Notes on the Importance of Proofreading 2010

  • Pen's connecting flight never made it aloft once the ash from the Icelandic volcano, located under the Eyjafjallajokull (pronounced ay-yah-FYAH'-tlah-yer-kuh-duhl) glacier, began to paralyze air traffic.

    Stranded in Transit, These Travelers Howl, Hiss and Whinny 2010

  • Authorities retrieved surveillance video last week from the Dunkin 'Donuts shop in Ronkonkoma (rahn-CON'-kuh-mah).

    Times Square Terror Suspect Got Cash At Dunkin' Donuts: Official 2010

  • Iceland's Meteorological Office said the restrictions were caused by a change in wind direction in the past few days, not an increased amount of ash spewing from southern Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull (pronounced ay-yah-FYAH'-tlah-yer-kuh-duhl) volcano, the Associated Press reported.

    Ash Leads Ireland to Close Airspace 2010

  • On Sunday, a no-fly zone was enforced in Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern England after an ash cloud from Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull (ay-yah-FYAH'-tlah-yer-kuh-duhl) volcano drifted into U.K. airspace.

    Ash Threat Shuts London Air Hubs 2010

  • The U. K.'s Met Office said latest information from the Icelandic Meteorological Office had confirmed an increase in activity from the Eyjafjallajokull (ay-yah-FYAH'-tlah-yer-kuh-duhl) volcano.

    EU Ministers to Speed Up Talks on Aviation Rules 2010

  • Volcanic Ash May Hurt Asian Chip, Cellphone Firms The news came after European air-safety authorities agreed earlier Monday to relax flight bans that it enacted after Iceland's Eyjafjallaj kull volcano (ay-yah-FYAH'-tlah-yer-kuh-duhl) started erupting violently Thursday, spewing a cloud of fine but potentially dangerous dust high into the atmosphere.

    Vow to Renew Flights Clouded by Ash Warning 2010


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