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Definition of the noun shilling
What does shilling mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: shillings
- the basic unit of money in Uganda; equal to 100 cents
- the basic unit of money in Tanzania; equal to 100 cents
- the basic unit of money in Somalia; equal to 100 cents
- the basic unit of money in Kenya; equal to 100 cents
- a former monetary unit in Great Britain
- an English coin worth one twentieth of a pound
Alternative definition of the noun shilling
- A coin formerly used in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta, Australia, New Zealand and many other Commonwealth countries.
- synonym: bob
- The currency of Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda.
- synonym: Deener
- The shilling is a unit of currency formerly used in the United Kingdom and other British Commonwealth countries. The word shilling comes from scilling, an accounting term that dates back to Anglo-Saxon times where it was deemed to be the value of a cow in Kent or a sheep elsewhere. The word is thought to derive from the base skell-, "to ring/resound" and the diminutive suffix -ling. Slang terms for the old shilling coins include "bob" and "hog".
- Shilling: The English shilling was a silver coin of the Kingdom of England, when first introduced known as the testoon. It remained in circulation until it became the British shilling as the result of the Union of England and Scotland to form the Kingdom of Great Britain in 1707.
- Shilling: The Australian Shilling was a coin of the Commonwealth of Australia prior to decimalization. The coin was minted from 1910 until 1963, excluding 1923, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1938, 1947, 1949 and 1951. After decimalization on 14 February 1966, it was equal to 10¢.
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A shilling, is the answer. O, then get it by all means : A shilling is a trifle. It is of but “sands form the mountain.
The Prairie Farmer (1816)
“A shilling." is the answer. "0, then get it, by all means-a shilling is a trifle.
Every shilling is a little rill-a small stream that runs into the post-rider's pocket or the collector's purse; :1 number of these little streams, thus united, make a large stream ...
by John G. White
Shilling is an uncompromising Democrat, and for more than twenty years has served as school director. EDMUND Scorr.—Enjoying an excellent reputation as a man of worth and honor, Edmund Scott is numbered among the active and ...
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Senegal CFA franc Serbia & Montenegro Dinar Seychelles Seychelles rupee Sierra Leone Leone Singapore Singapore dollar Slovakia Euro Slovenia Euro Solomon Islands Solomon Island dollar Somalia Somali shilling South Africa Rand* ...
Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
Tajikistan: Tajik schilling Denmark: krone Kazakhstan: tenge North Korea: won ruble Azerbaijan: manat Dominican Republic: Kenya: Kenyan Norway: krone Tanzania: Tanzanian Bahamas: Bahamian peso shilling Oman: Omani rial shilling ...
should be im- or any part of each integral shilling, by History of fiasgm osed; so that, when the price was at 698., the duty on which such price shall be under 82s. "19C"!!! . ' , Importation was to ...
by Mike Hammett
Kenya currency: Kenyan shilling (KES), divided into 100 cents. kerb market The trading in securities that takes place outside an official exchange .
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- Odell 90 Shilling
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- Shilling , Eric
Catalog #: 02-S-00083
Last Name: Shilling
First Name: Eric
Repository: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive
- Erik Shilling
Catalog #: 0050
Subject: The Flying Tigers - China
Title: Erik Shilling Washington D.C.
Repository: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive
- King George VI Shilling
For those of you who watched The Kings Speech and wondered, here is a shilling with the likeness of King George the Sixth. This shilling was from East Africa and dated 1949.
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- Shilling Campaign
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- GREAT BRITAIN WILLIAM IV---ONE SHILLING 1834 b
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- Shilling Meaning
Video shows what shilling means. A coin formerly used in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta, Australia, New Zealand and many other Commonwealth countries.
- King's shilling Meaning
Video shows what King's shilling means. a shilling accepted by new recruits when tricked into or agreeing to enlist into the British army or navy during the 18th ...
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Quotes about Shilling
The poor man's shilling is but a penny.
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Scrabble value of S1H4I1L1L1I1N1G2
The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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