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1. A nickel coin used in the Netherlands and worth 1/20 of a guilder.
2. Something of small value.

[Dutch stuiver, from Middle Dutch stuyver.]


1. (Currencies) a former Dutch coin worth one twentieth of a guilder
2. a small amount, esp of money
[C16: from Dutch stuiver; related to Middle Low German stüver, Danish styver]


(ˈstaɪ vər)

1. a former nickel coin of the Netherlands, equal to five Dutch cents.
2. the smallest possible amount: not a stiver of work.
[1495–1505; < Dutch stuiver]
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I had never seen him but once since I was a baby, and I well knew he had never cared a stiver about me; and my brother, too, was little better than a stranger.
And though the 275th lay was what they call a rather long lay, yet it was better than nothing; and if we had a lucky voyage, might pretty nearly pay for the clothing I would wear out on it, not to speak of my three years' beef and board, for which I would not have to pay one stiver.
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It's incumbent upon all of us in higher education to look for innovative ways to make it affordable for everyone to attain a college education" says Catherine Stiver, the marketing director at Harrison College.