bullion
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈbʊl.jən/
Noun

bullion

  1. A bulk quantity of precious metal, usually gold or silver, assessed by weight and typically cast as ingots.
  2. (obsolete) Base or uncurrent coin.
    • And those which eld's strict doom did disallow, / And damn for bullion, go for current now.
  3. (obsolete) Showy metallic ornament, as of gold, silver, or copper, on bridles, saddles, etc.
    • The clasps and bullions were worth a thousand pound.
  4. (obsolete) A heavy twisted fringe, made of fine gold or silver wire and used for epaulets; also, any heavy twisted fringe whose cords are prominent.
Translations
Bullion
Proper noun
  1. Surname



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