Angelot

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Angelot A French gold coin of the reign of Louis XI., bearing the image of St. Michael; also, a piece coined at Paris by the English under Henry VI.
    • Angelot A sort of small, rich cheese, made in Normandy.
    • Angelot An instrument of music, of the lute kind, now disused.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n angelot The name of a French gold coin, weighing from 97.22 to 87.96 grains, first issued in 1340 by Philip VI. On its obverse is an angel (whence the name of the coin) holding a cross and shield; on its reverse a cross, ornamented.
    • n angelot The name of a gold coin, weighing about 35 grains, struck in France by Henry VI. of England for use in his French dominions. On its obverse is an angel holding the escutcheons of England and France.
    • n angelot A small rich sort of cheese made in Normandy, said to have been stamped with a figure of the coin.
    • n angelot An instrument of music somewhat resembling a lute.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. angelot, LL. angelotus, angellotus, dim. of angelus,. See Angel

Usage

In literature:

A.,' which meant Jeanne Angelot, Father Rameau said.
"A Little Girl in Old Detroit" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
Evidently there was a good deal going on at Les Chouettes, when Angelot came down from the moors that morning.
"Angelot" by Eleanor Price
Soon his coffers were full of fine crusats, angelots, rose nobles, and golden jewels.
"Flemish Legends" by Charles de Coster
Ange or Angelot, 400, 409.
"The History of Currency, 1252 to 1896" by William Arthur Shaw
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In poetry:

And the host as countless as all days,
That worships there, and ceases not,
Singing and praising God always,
With lute and flute and angelot.
"The Ballad Of Saint Vitus" by Lord Alfred Douglas
For the room was filled with a soft sweet light
Of ambergris and apricot,
And round the walls were angels bright,
With lute and flute and angelot.
"The Ballad Of Saint Vitus" by Lord Alfred Douglas
On lute and angelot they played,
With their gold heads bowed upon the strings,
And the soft wind that the slim flutes made,
Stirred in the feathers of their wings.
"The Ballad Of Saint Vitus" by Lord Alfred Douglas