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specie


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Specie  \Spe"ci*e\, 
  abl.  of  L.  species  sort,  kind  Used  in  the  phrase  in  specie, 
  that  is  in  sort,  in  kind  in  (its  own)  form 
 
  ``[The  king]  expects  a  return  in  specie  from  them''  [i. 
  e.,  kindness  for  kindness].  --Dryden. 
 
  {In  specie}  (Law),  in  precise  or  definite  form  specifically; 
  according  to  the  exact  terms;  of  the  very  thing 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Specie  \Spe"cie\,  n.  [Formed  as  a  singular  from  species,  in 
  sense  5.] 
  Coin;  hard  money. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  specie 
  n  :  coins  collectively  [syn:  {coinage},  {mintage},  {metal  money}] 




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