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skilling

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[ skil-ing ]
/ ˈskɪl ɪŋ /
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noun

a former silver coin of Denmark, Sweden, and the Danish West Indies.
any of various former copper coins of Sweden and Norway.

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Origin of skilling

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1690–1700; <Danish; cognate with shilling

Definition for skilling (2 of 2)

skilling2
[ skil-ing ]
/ ˈskɪl ɪŋ /

noun

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British Dictionary definitions for skilling

skilling
/ (ˈskɪlɪŋ) /

noun

a former Scandinavian coin of low denomination

Word Origin for skilling

C18: from Danish and Swedish; see shilling
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