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 Fleet of the Desert.Flemish School. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Flemish Account.
 
A sum less than that expected. In Antwerp accounts were kept in livres, sols, and pence; but the livre or pound was only 12s. In Notes and Queries we have an example of a Flemish account, where £373 Flemish becomes £213 2s. 10d. English.   1
 


 Fleet of the Desert.Flemish School. 

 
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