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reis


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Rei  \Rei\  (r?),  n.;pl.  {Reis}  (r?"?s  or  r?z).  [Pg.  real,  pl 
  reis.  See  {Real}  a  coin.] 
  A  portuguese  money  of  account,  in  value  about  one  tenth  of  a 
  cent.  [Spelt  also  {ree}.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Reis  \Re`is\  (r?"?s  or  r?z),  n.  [Pg.,  pl  of  real,  an  ancient 
  Portuguese  coin.] 
  The  word  is  used  as  a  Portuguese  designation  of  money  of 
  account,  one  hundred  reis  being  about  equal  in  value  to 
  eleven  cents. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Reis  \Reis\  (r[imac]s),  n.  [Ar.  ra["i]s  head,  chief,  prince.] 
  A  common  title  in  the  East  for  a  person  in  authority, 
  especially  the  captain  of  a  ship.  [Written  also  {rais}  and 
  {ras}.] 




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