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(Currencies) a former Scandinavian coin of low denomination
[C18: from Danish and Swedish; see shilling]
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(ˈskɪl ɪŋ)

1. a former silver coin of Denmark, Sweden, and the Danish West Indies.
2. any of various former copper coins of Sweden and Norway.
[1690–1700; < Dan; see shilling]
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"He's Barchi, of the Sporting Life Gang, and the fellow that came with him is Skilling. They're both out now on five thousand dollars' bail."
But the Centipede, the Porpoise, Barchi, and Skilling took the lead, and followed by the rest of us, at least thirty men in half as many boats, rowed right up to the watchmen.
"It's not a sister school," says Oxford's superintendent, William Skilling. "It's a sister school who partnered with a sister school to create a whole new school.
India, July 28 -- Shri Ram New Horizons (SRNH) has signed up with Bollywood star Irrfan Khan as the brand ambassador of India's leading education and skilling services provider.
* William Skilling, superintendent of Oxford (Mich.) Community Schools, who will speak about creating a model global school district, even when that means going against conventional wisdom.
THE HIGH profile criminal cases against ex-Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling and Canada-born former newspaper owner Lord Conrad Black have led to the United States Supreme Court reducing the scope of America's 'honest services' statute, used to convict many fraudsters.
Scott Skilling, 28, asked prisoners in Edinburgh's Saughton Prison to pound a treadmill in the jail gym in aid of the Poppy Fund.
"Readers told us we made a mistake when we moved Tom Skilling's WGN-TV weather report from the back page of the Metro section," the paper said in a front-page editor's note.
Catherine's College) and Skilling, a data consultant, offer a unified approach to the study of data analysis.
of Leicester, UK) argues that the Asian country's economic performance is closely linked to the process of worker "skilling and re-skilling" and the interaction between workers and the governments developmental state approach.
I DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU, but when I heard that Jeffrey Skilling, the former chief executive officer of Enron, was sentenced to 24 years in prison for the massive fraud that precipitated the crash of the once high-flying company, I could only think of one word: "Sweet."