[ shat ]
/ ʃæt /
a silver Anglo-Saxon coin of the 7th and 8th centuries, sometimes including an amount of gold.
Also sceat·ta [shat-uh] /ˈʃæt ə/.
Origin of sceat
learned borrowing (18th century) of Old English sceat, scætt; cognate with Old Saxon skat, Old High German scaz (German Schatz) treasure, tribute. See scat5
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