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[sil-er] /ˈsɪl ər/
noun, Scot.
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  • An' they maun say somethin' to please the fellows that keep them in siller.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • "I'se warrant he's gleb eneuch to call for his siller when it's due to him," said a third.

    One Of Them Charles James Lever
  • Lack o' kinsman's love, and lack o' siller, and lack o' beauty.

    Olive Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
  • God send us siller, for they're little thought o' that want it.

    The Proverbs of Scotland Alexander Hislop
  • He that has siller in his purse may want a head on his shouthers.

    The Proverbs of Scotland Alexander Hislop
  • “Toss for the jewels and the siller,” said Spink, suggestively.

    The Lighthouse R.M. Ballantyne
  • siller Noonin, who believed in witches, began to think the boy was "possessed."

    Little Grandfather Sophie May
  • You don't mean to say that there's any siller coming to her?

    The Day of Judgment

    Joseph Hocking
  • siller's no sae easy come by to be wastit, as lang's a darn 'll do.

    Robert Falconer George MacDonald
  • It was a' siller an' company—company 'at cudna be merry ohn drunken.

    Robert Falconer George MacDonald
British Dictionary definitions for siller


Word Origin
a Scot variant of silver
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