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You may have read the word "simmer" in a recipe or two, but what does it really mean?
Origin of queen's shilling
First recorded in 1875–80
Words nearby queen's shilling
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British Dictionary definitions for queen's shilling
when the sovereign was male king's shilling
(until 1879) a shilling paid to new recruits to the British army
take the queen's shilling British archaic to enlist in the army
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