schilling

[ shil-ing ]

noun
  1. a copper and aluminum coin and monetary unit of Austria until the euro was adopted, equal to 100 groschen. Abbreviation: S., Sch.

  2. any of various former minor coins of Germany.

Origin of schilling

1
1745–55; <German; cognate with shilling

Words Nearby schilling

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How to use schilling in a sentence

  • What is it, in these women, that—different as they are—menaces the man and the artist schilling?

    Dramatic Technique | George Pierce Baker
  • schilling confesses that a general sympathy was excited by Hagenbach's Christian-like demeanour.

  • The play opens with the sculptor talking of schilling in the ears of a young violinist, a dear friend, who is summering with him.

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  • Unfortunately Mrs. schilling, the neglected wife is informed by the not very tactful doctor that her husband is ill.

    Ivory Apes and Peacocks | James Huneker
  • Hanna Elias stands the reproaches and berating of Evelin schilling until her patience fades.

    Ivory Apes and Peacocks | James Huneker

British Dictionary definitions for schilling

schilling

/ (ˈʃɪlɪŋ) /


noun
  1. the former standard monetary unit of Austria, divided into 100 groschen; replaced by the euro in 2002

  2. an old German coin of low denomination

Origin of schilling

1
C18: from German: shilling

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