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CENT, money. A copper coin of the United States of the value of ten mills; ten of them are equal to a dime, and one hundred, to one dollar. Each cent is required to contain one hundred and sixty-eight grains. Act of January 18th, 1837, 4 Sharsw. cont. of Story',s L. U. S. 2524.

Cent. 102; 11 Co. 30.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Among the most useful 25 cent editions are those in the R.
I am very well satisfied to think the whole population believed in those poor, cheap miracles--a people who want two cents every time they bow to you, and who abuse a woman, are capable of it, I think.
We pay four cents for a woman's stuff gown, you pay 8.4.0, which is four mills more than DOUBLE.
Add thirty-seven an' a half cents interest on furniture, an' that makes two dollars an' eighty-seven an' a half cents.
Two cents a word - twenty dollars a thousand; the check must be a hundred dollars.
Or else I must go back to my free library books and read of the deeds of other men and do no deeds of my own save slave for ten cents an hour at a machine in a cannery.
Amount entered in Journal -- fifty cents -- which see.