shillingsworth

shillingsworth

(ˈʃɪlɪŋzˌwɜːθ)
n
the amount that can be purchased for a shilling
References in classic literature ?
Boiling oil," said she, with a flush of honest shame, "and a shillingsworth o' paint.
Set in a "thinly disguised version of the post-Federation region of what is now the Northern Territory" (Huggan 93), Herbert's novel traces the fortunes and misfortunes of Norman Shillingsworth, a man who has a White father and a Black mother.
But it was when he read about two-year-old Dean Shillingsworth, who was killed in 2007 and wrapped in plastic then put in a tartan suitcase and dumped in a pond, that he went out and bought a case.
IN 1570, to encourage good neighbourliness among parishioners, local landowner Lady Scudamore arranged for five shillingsworth of cake and ninepenn'orth of ale to be provided every Palm Sunday in the churches of Hentland, King's Caple, and Sellack, in Hertfordshire.
Shillingsworth produced a top-class display to record a thrilling 5-3 extra time victory over a very strong Beech Garage, Danny Harrison grabbing a hat trick and Dave Meere a brace.
Doubles from Lindsay and Scott and a single Gaze strike gave Shillingsworth a 5-0 home win over Shakespear.
DAVID MYERS hit a brilliant hat-trick as Shillingsworth finally hit form in the Liverpool CMS League Premier Division.
Western Wines were 3-1 winners over Dicky Lewis, and Shillingsworth also hit top form to post a 3-1 result at Copperas Hill.
Shillingsworth needed extra time and penalties to end the challenge of Hope Park after a thrilling 4-4 draw, while Joe Crane netted twice in St Cyrils' 4-3 decision over Bluecoat OB.
The improving Western Wines recorded a 5-3 success over Shillingsworth, Kevin McKevitt scoring a hat-trick, while two goals from Terry Harrigan gave Dee News a 2-1 decision over Dicky Lewis.
Copperas Hill (Wienske 2) held on to claim a superb 3-2 victory at last season's LCFA Intermediate Cup winners Red Rum, and Dicky Lewis edged to a hard fought 2-1 home success over Shillingsworth.
PIRRIE Social are through to the semi-finals of the Liverpool CMS League Archbishop's Shield, coming back from behind to edge home 3-2 at Shillingsworth.