disme

noun
\ ˈdīm How to pronounce disme (audio) \

Definition of disme

: a U.S. 10-cent coin struck in 1792

First Known Use of disme

1792, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for disme

obsolete English, tenth, from obsolete French, from Old French disme, dime — more at dime

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“Disme.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disme. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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