Associations to the word «Franc»
FRANC, noun. Former unit of currency of France, Belgium and Luxembourg, replaced by the euro.
FRANC, noun. Any of several units of currency, some of which are multi-national (West African CFA Franc (XOF), Central African CFA Franc (XAF), the Swiss Franc (CHF)) while others are national currencies.
FRANC, noun. The basic monetary unit in many countries; equal to 100 centimes.
Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.