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

Word History


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

First Known Use

1792, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of disme was in 1792

Dictionary Entries Near disme

Cite this Entry

“Disme.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disme. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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