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Definition of "paoli" [paoli]

  • Plural form of paolo. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "paoli" in a sentence
  • "For this vehicle and two horses you pay at the rate of eight paoli a stage, or four shillings sterling; and the postilion expects two paoli for his gratification: so that every eight miles cost about five shillings, and four only, if you travel in your own carriage, as in that case you pay no more than at the rate of three paoli a horse."
  • "In Tuscany, and the Ecclesiastical State, one sees nothing but zequines in gold, and pieces of two paoli, one paolo, and half a paolo, in silver."
  • "At the end of the eighteenth century, the subscription was 24 paoli (12 lira) per annum."