The Grand Duke Glossary Compiled by Tim Riley Pfennig Halbpfennig
Gibbet. Gallows. The code of the duello
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The code of the duello.
The established code of duellists.
; later a sword of any kind.
Official charged with revising the lists of people qualified to vote in parliamentary elections.
(Or Queen’s evidence.) Formerly, a common law system by which a defendant could plead guilty and offer evidence against co-defendants in return for a lenient sentence.
Twopence halfpenny: 2½ pence (equivalent to 1p in decimal currency).
Gingerbierheim and Currantweinmilch.
Mock-German words for beverages.
Hard fruit-flavoured sweet.
Charles, King of the Franks (b. 742, d. 814) ruler of a large part of Western Europe.
to resemble green turtle soup
, made from calves’ heads and offal.
Two shillings and sixpence (12½
pence in decimal currency
, equivalent of just under £10 in terms of current retail prices).
A coin with the value of two shillings and sixpence.
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