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shil·ling

 (shĭl′ĭng)
n.
1. Abbr. s. A coin formerly used in the United Kingdom, worth one twentieth of a pound, 5 new pence, or 12 old pence prior to 1971.
2. See Table at currency.

[Middle English, from Old English scilling.]

shilling

(ˈʃɪlɪŋ)
n
1. (Currencies) a former British and Australian silver or cupronickel coin worth one twentieth of a pound: not minted in Britain since 1970. Abbreviation: s or sh
2. (Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, and Uganda: divided into 100 cents
3. (Currencies) an old monetary unit of the US varying in value in different states
4. (Brewing) (in combination) Scot an indication of the strength and character of a beer, referring to the price after duty that was formerly paid per barrel: sixty-shilling. Symbol: /-
[Old English scilling; related to Old Norse skillingr, Gothic skilliggs, Old High German skilling]

shil•ling

(ˈʃɪl ɪŋ)

n.
1. a coin and former monetary unit of the United Kingdom, the 20th part of a pound, equal to 12 pence: discontinued after decimalization in 1971. Abbr.: s.
2. a former monetary unit of various other nations orig. settled or colonized by Great Britain.
3. the basic monetary unit of Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, and Uganda.
4. any of various coins and moneys of account formerly used in parts of the U.S.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English scilling, c. Old Frisian, Old Saxon, Old High German skilling, Old Norse skillingr, Gothic skillings]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shilling - the basic unit of money in Ugandashilling - the basic unit of money in Uganda; equal to 100 cents
Ugandan monetary unit - monetary unit in Uganda
2.shilling - the basic unit of money in Tanzania; equal to 100 cents
Tanzanian monetary unit - monetary unit in Tanzania
3.shilling - the basic unit of money in Somalia; equal to 100 cents
Somalian monetary unit - monetary unit in Somalia
4.shilling - the basic unit of money in Kenya; equal to 100 cents
Kenyan monetary unit - monetary unit in Kenya
5.shilling - a former monetary unit in Great Britain
cent - a fractional monetary unit of several countries
British monetary unit - monetary unit in Great Britain
6.shilling - an English coin worth one twentieth of a pound
coin - a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
Translations
شِلِنقِطْعَةٌ نَقْدِيَّة بقيمَة 100 سِنْت
šilink
shilling
shilling
skildingur
šilingas
šiliņš
šiling
şilin

shilling

[ˈʃɪlɪŋ] N (Brit) → chelín m

shilling

[ˈʃɪlɪŋ] n (British) (formerly)shilling m

shilling

n (Brit old, Africa etc) → Shilling m

shilling

[ˈʃɪlɪŋ] n (Brit) → scellino

shilling

(ˈʃiliŋ) noun
1. in Britain until 1971, a coin worth one-twentieth of `1.
2. in certain East African countries, a coin worth 100 cents.
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