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  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.
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Origin of schilling

1745–55; < German; cognate with shilling
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  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
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Word Origin

C18: from German: shilling
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