a silver Anglo-Saxon coin of the 7th and 8th centuries, sometimes including an amount of gold.
- Also sceat·ta [shat-uh]. /ˈʃæt ə/.
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How to use sceat in a sentence
The payment known as ciric-sceat, church-scot, is a very obscure matter.Domesday Book and Beyond | Frederic William Maitland
When numbers are given, sceat appears to be left out, cf. 2196, 2995 (see þsend).Beowulf | Unknown
When numbers are given, sceat appears to be left out, cf. 2196, 2995 (see þūsend).Beowulf | Unknown