Definition of British shilling

1. Noun. A former monetary unit in Great Britain.

Exact synonyms: Bob, Shilling
Terms within: Cent
Generic synonyms: British Monetary Unit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of British Shilling

British Virgin Islands
British West Indies
British anti-Lewisite
British bulldog
British capacity unit
British capital
British empiricism
British gum
British invasion
British monetary unit
British overseas territory
British people
British pound
British racing green
British racing greens
British shilling (current term)
British spelling
British spellings
British system
British thermal unit
British thermal units

Literary usage of British shilling

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1. The History of Freemasonry in Canada: From Its Introduction in 1749 by John Ross Robertson (1900)
"Silver coins were more plentiful, and the Mexican pillar dollar, worth 6/-, the British shilling, ... from 6/- to 5/-, the British shilling to I/I, ..."

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