shillingless

shillingless

(ˈʃɪlɪŋləs)
adj
not possessing a shilling
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One of the town missionaries, for example, described the aftermath of one skirmish in 1837: 'John Street was in a complete state of disorder in consequence of a fight between a party of Irish labourers who came over here to reap the harvest and who, their hoks in hand, seemed well-disposed to use them upon some thoughtless young men who insulted them and cast reflections on these poor shoeless and shillingless bogtrotters from Connaught.