Origin of stiver
Examples from the Web for stiver
Then followed another punt from the Haskell full-back, and Stiver caught the ball.Dick Hamilton's Football Team|Howard R. Garis
Dutton murmured something, but the words "horse" and "Stiver" were all they could distinguish.Dick Hamilton's Cadet Days|Howard R. Garis
"Not worth a stiver" is a colloquialism to express a person's poverty.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
At Amsterdam it costs a stiver per pound; but I have not yet been able to learn what wood it properly is.
Every sous of this went to the public charities; Jasmin will not accept a stiver of money so earned.Jasmin: Barber, Poet, Philanthropist|Samuel Smiles