or £.s.d., l.s.d.

pounds, shillings, and pence.

Origin of L.S.D.

From the Latin word librae, solidī, dēnāriī
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British Dictionary definitions for l.s.d.


.s.d. or l.s.d.

abbreviation for (in Britain, esp formerly)

librae, solidi, denarii

Word Origin for L.S.D.

Latin: pounds, shillings, pence
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Word Origin and History for l.s.d.


abbreviation of British currency units, from Latin librae, soldi, denarii, Roman equivalent of "pounds, shillings, pence."

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