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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Lafayette Lafayette n 1: French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834) [syn: La Fayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier , Marquis de Lafayette ] 2: a town in south central Louisiana; settled by Acadians 3: a university town in west central Indiana on the Wabash River
English → English (gcide) Definition: Lafayette Lafayette \La`fa`yette"\, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The dollar fish. (b) A market fish, the goody, or spot (Liostomus xanthurus ), of the southern coast of the United States. [1913 Webster] Spot \Spot\ (sp[o^]t), n. [Cf. Scot. & D. spat, Dan. spette, Sw. spott spittle, slaver; from the root of E. spit. See Spit to eject from the mouth, and cf. Spatter.] 1. A mark on a substance or body made by foreign matter; a blot; a place discolored. [1913 Webster] Out, damned spot! Out, I say! --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A stain on character or reputation; something that soils purity; disgrace; reproach; fault; blemish. [1913 Webster] Yet Chloe, sure, was formed without a spot. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 3. A small part of a different color from the main part, or from the ground upon which it is; as, the spots of a leopard; the spots on a playing card. [1913 Webster] 4. A small extent of space; a place; any particular place. “Fixed to one spot.” --Otway. [1913 Webster] That spot to which I point is Paradise. --Milton. [1913 Webster] “A jolly place,” said he, ``in times of old! But something ails it now: the spot is cursed.'' --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] 5. (Zo["o]l.) A variety of the common domestic pigeon, so called from a spot on its head just above its beak. [1913 Webster] 6. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A sci[ae]noid food fish (Liostomus xanthurus) of the Atlantic coast of the United States. It has a black spot behind the shoulders and fifteen oblique dark bars on the sides. Called also goody, Lafayette, masooka, and old wife. (b) The southern redfish, or red horse, which has a spot on each side at the base of the tail. See Redfish. [1913 Webster] 7. pl. Commodities, as merchandise and cotton, sold for immediate delivery. [Broker's Cant] [1913 Webster] Crescent spot (Zo["o]l.), any butterfly of the family Melit[ae]id[ae] having crescent-shaped white spots along the margins of the red or brown wings. Spot lens (Microscopy), a condensing lens in which the light is confined to an annular pencil by means of a small, round diaphragm (the spot), and used in dark-field illumination; -- called also spotted lens. Spot rump (Zo["o]l.), the Hudsonian godwit (Limosa h[ae]mastica ). Spots on the sun. (Astron.) See Sun spot, ander Sun. On the spot, or Upon the spot, immediately; before moving; without changing place; as, he made his decision on the spot. It was determined upon the spot. --Swift. [1913 Webster] Syn: Stain; flaw; speck; blot; disgrace; reproach; fault; blemish; place; site; locality. [1913 Webster] dollar \dol"lar\, n. [D. daalder, LG. dahler, G. thaler, an abbreviation of Joachimsthaler, i. e., a piece of money first coined, about the year 1518, in the valley (G. thal) of St. Joachim, in Bohemia. See Dale.] 1. (a) A silver coin of the United States containing 371.25 grains of silver and 41.25 grains of alloy, that is, having a total weight of 412.5 grains. (b) A gold coin of the United States containing 23.22 grains of gold and 2.58 grains of alloy, that is, having a total weight of 25.8 grains, nine-tenths fine. It is no longer coined. [1913 Webster] Note: Previous to 1837 the silver dollar had a larger amount of alloy, but only the same amount of silver as now, the total weight being 416 grains. The gold dollar as a distinct coin was first made in 1849. The eagles, half eagles, and quarter eagles coined before 1834 contained 24.75 grains of gold and 2.25 grains of alloy for each dollar. [1913 Webster] 2. A coin of the same general weight and value as the United States silver dollar, though differing slightly in different countries, formerly current in Mexico, Canada, parts of South America, also in Spain, and several other European countries. [1913 Webster +PJC] 3. The value of a dollar; the unit of currency, differing in value in different countries, commonly employed in the United States and a number of other countries, including Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, parts of the Carribbean, Liberia, and several others. [1913 Webster +PJC] Chop dollar. See under 9th Chop. Dollar fish (Zo["o]l.), a fish of the United States coast (Stromateus triacanthus), having a flat, roundish form and a bright silvery luster; -- called also butterfish, and Lafayette. See Butterfish. Trade dollar, a silver coin formerly made at the United States mint, intended for export, and not legal tender at home. It contained 378 grains of silver and 42 grains of alloy.

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