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[sil-er] /ˈsɪl ər/
noun, Scot.
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  • Not while they own ane trireme oared an' rigged, Or a' those stacks an' stacks an' stacks O' siller.

    Lysistrata Aristophanes
  • “Toss for the jewels and the siller,” said Spink, suggestively.

    The Lighthouse R.M. Ballantyne
  • Jamie, I canna' keep this siller, it lies like a weight o' lead on my heart.

    Roughing it in the Bush Susanna Moodie
  • "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
  • I take the siller to feed the false wants of the waster, that should help the honorable man in his travail.

    Merkland Mrs. Oliphant
  • siller Noonin, who believed in witches, began to think the boy was "possessed."

    Little Grandfather Sophie May
  • Jamie, I canna keep his siller; it lies like a weight o' lead on my heart.

  • siller shut the door, and walked to the fire with her apron at her eyes.

    Little Grandmother Sophie May
  • I ha'e laid by a hantel o' siller for a rainy day, an' this I maun gi'e ye to win a farm for yoursel' in the woods of Canada.

  • "Now that's strange, for I was on my way to your house," said siller, putting her hand to her side.

    Little Grandmother Sophie May
British Dictionary definitions for siller


Word Origin
a Scot variant of silver
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