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sent

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[sent]
noun, plural sent·i [sen-tee] /ˈsɛn ti/, sents.
  1. a coin of Estonia until the euro was adopted, the 100th part of a kroon.
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Origin of sent

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< Estonian senti (compare Finnish sentti) < Latin centum hundred; see centum1
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Historical Examples of sents

  • They say there goin to charge three sents for a letter pretty soon.

    Dere Mable

    Edward Streeter

  • 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 cum in krowds to my Show and then axt me ten sents a lines for Puffs.

    The Complete Works of Artemus Ward

    Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)


British Dictionary definitions for sents

sent

1
verb
  1. the past tense and past participle of send 1, send 2
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sent

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noun plural -ti
  1. a monetary unit of Estonia, worth one hundredth of a kroon
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Word Origin for sent

C19: ultimately from Chinese ch'ien coin
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