Scilling

m (-es/-as) the name of a poet

Old to modern English dictionary. 2013.

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  • scilling — obs. form of shilling …   Useful english dictionary

  • scilling — m ( es/ as) 1. as a denomination of English money (encoined), a shilling (consisting of a varying number of pence), silver coin; [In Wessex, 5 pennies = 1 shilling; in Mercia, 4 pennies; in Norman time, 12 pennies; it was a denomination of value …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • ascalin — ⇒ASCALIN, subst. masc. NUMISM. Petite monnaie des pays nordiques : • Je crois en effet, dit Niels, que ces infernales mines nous prennent un homme par ascalin de cuivre qu elles nous donnent. HUGO, Han d Islande, 1823, p. 20. Rem. Attesté ds Lar …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Schilling — Schil|ling [ ʃɪlɪŋ], der; s, e <aber: 30 Schilling>: Währungseinheit in Österreich (bis 2001): das Heft kostete 7 Schilling; sie hatte nur noch 30 Schilling. * * * Schịl|ling 〈m. 1; nach Zahlenangaben Pl.: 〉 1. 〈Abk.: S, öS〉 frühere österr …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Shilling — Shil ling, n. [OE. shilling, schilling, AS. scilling; akin to D. schelling, OS. & OHG. scilling, G. schilling, Sw. & Dan. skilling, Icel. skillingr, Goth. skilliggs, and perh. to OHG. scellan to sound, G. schallen.] 1. A silver coin, and money of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • York shilling — Shilling Shil ling, n. [OE. shilling, schilling, AS. scilling; akin to D. schelling, OS. & OHG. scilling, G. schilling, Sw. & Dan. skilling, Icel. skillingr, Goth. skilliggs, and perh. to OHG. scellan to sound, G. schallen.] 1. A silver coin, and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shilling — This article is about coinage. For other uses, see shilling (disambiguation). A 1933 UK shilling The shilling is a unit of currency used in some current and former British Commonwealth countries. The word shilling comes from scilling, an… …   Wikipedia

  • Coins of the Republic of Ireland — The Irish Free State decided soon after its foundation in the 1920s to design its own coins and banknotes. It was decided that the Irish currency would be pegged to the pound sterling. The Coinage Act, 1926[1] was passed as a legislative basis… …   Wikipedia

  • shilling — /shil ing/, n. 1. a cupronickel coin and former monetary unit of the United Kingdom, the 20th part of a pound, equal to 12 pence: retained in circulation equal to 5 new pence after decimalization in 1971. Abbr.: s. 2. a former monetary unit of… …   Universalium

  • Монеты Ирландии — Ирландия в лице центрального банка решила вскоре после получения независимости в 1920 х годах вести собственную валюту. Для разработки своих собственных монет и банкнот был введен специальный законопроект. Было решено, что ирландская валюта будет …   Википедия

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