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quadransPart of speech: Noun Usage examples "quadrans":
- The people, as if they had done nothing during his life to honour him as he deserved, and were now for the first time to show their gratitude, decreed him a public funeral, and moreover that every person should contribute the coin called quadrans, to show him respect. - "Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4)", Plutarch.
- As for the price exacted, it ranged from a quadrans to a very high figure. - "The Satyricon, Complete", Petronius Arbiter.
- 405. We even know the price which was paid for being ferried across the Velabrum: " it was a quadrans, three times as much as one pays now for the boat at the Ripetta." - "Walks in Rome", Augustus J.C. Hare.