variants or lusshebourne or less commonly lushburger
plural -s
: a lightweight imitation of the English silver penny that was introduced into England from Luxembourg in the reign of Edward III (14th century)

Word History


Middle English lussheburgh, from Luxemburg, medieval county and duchy in western Europe

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“Lushburg.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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