sent

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[ sent ]
/ sɛnt /
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noun, plural sent·i [sen-tee] /ˈsɛn ti/, sents.

a coin of Estonia until the euro was adopted, the 100th part of a kroon.

Nearby words

  1. sensum,
  2. sensuosity,
  3. sensuous,
  4. sensuously,
  5. sensurround,
  6. sente,
  7. sentence,
  8. sentence adverb,
  9. sentence connector,
  10. sentence fragment

Origin of sent

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< Estonian senti (compare Finnish sentti) < Latin centum hundred; see centum1

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Examples from the Web for sents

  • I guess the edittur was mad, wen he paid 50 sents charges, and found out it warnt no berthday present.

    The Bad Boy At Home|Walter T. Gray
  • They say there goin to charge three sents for a letter pretty soon.

    Dere Mable|Edward Streeter


British Dictionary definitions for sents

sent

1
/ (sɛnt) /

verb

the past tense and past participle of send 1, send 2

sent

2
/ (sɛnt) /

noun plural -ti

a monetary unit of Estonia, worth one hundredth of a kroon

Word Origin for sent

C19: ultimately from Chinese ch'ien coin

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