from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The primary unit of currency in Austria before the adoption of the euro.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The old currency of Austria, divided into 100 groschen

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any one of several small German and Dutch coins, worth from about one and a half cents to about five cents.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as skilling.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. formerly the basic unit of money in Austria


German, from Middle High German schillinc, from Old High German skilling, gold coin.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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