Arles penny

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Arles penny earnest money given to servants.
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Usage

In literature:

Then we clapped hands on it, for a bargain, and he did not insult me by the offer of any arles, or luck penny.
"A Monk of Fife Being the chronicle written by Norman Leslie of Pitcullo, concerning marvellous deeds that befell in the realm of France, in the years of our redemption, MCCCCXXIX-XXXI. Now first done into English out of the French" by Andrew Lang
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