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[sent] /sɛnt/
noun, plural senti
[sen-tee] /ˈsɛn ti/ (Show IPA),
sents.
1.
a coin of Estonia until the euro was adopted, the 100th part of a kroon.
Origin of sent2
< Estonian senti (compare Finnish sentti) < Latin centum hundred; see centum1
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Examples from the Web for sents
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  • They say there goin to charge three sents for a letter pretty soon.

    Dere Mable Edward Streeter
  • I guess the edittur was mad, wen he paid 50 sents charges, and found out it warnt no berthday present.

    The Bad Boy At Home Walter T. Gray
  • They cum in krowds to my Show and then axt me ten sents a lines for Puffs.

    The Complete Works of Artemus Ward Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)
British Dictionary definitions for sents

sent1

/sɛnt/
verb
1.
the past tense and past participle of send1 , send2

sent2

/sɛnt/
noun (pl) -ti
1.
a monetary unit of Estonia, worth one hundredth of a kroon
Word Origin
C19: ultimately from Chinese ch'ien coin
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