Associations to the word «Shilling»

Wiktionary

SHILLING, noun. A coin formerly used in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta, Australia, New Zealand and many other Commonwealth countries.
SHILLING, noun. The currency of Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda.
SHILLING, noun. (US) (historical) A currency in the United States, differing in value between states.
SHILLING, noun. (US) (historical) (New York and some other states) The Spanish real, formerly having the value of one eighth of a dollar.
SHILLING, verb. Present participle of shill
SHILLING SHOCKER, noun. (British) (dated) A cheap paperback book produced for the mass market in 19th century Britain. A typical 'shilling shocker' often consolidated twelve to fifteen episodes of a serial novel whose chapters had previously been published separately as penny dreadful pamphlets.
SHILLING SHOCKERS, noun. Plural of shilling shocker
SHILLING SIGN, noun. The symbol '/' used in the United Kingdom before decimalisation to separate shillings from pence when writing out sums of money. (Examples: 7/6 = seven shillings and six pence; 7/- = seven shillings exactly.)

Dictionary definition

SHILLING, noun. The basic unit of money in Uganda; equal to 100 cents.
SHILLING, noun. The basic unit of money in Tanzania; equal to 100 cents.
SHILLING, noun. The basic unit of money in Somalia; equal to 100 cents.
SHILLING, noun. The basic unit of money in Kenya; equal to 100 cents.
SHILLING, noun. A former monetary unit in Great Britain.
SHILLING, noun. An English coin worth one twentieth of a pound.

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