- 1A former British coin and monetary unit equal to one twentieth of a pound or twelve pence.More example sentences
- There were twelve pence to a shilling and twenty shillings to a pound.
- For the purpose of this article I will be figuring a shilling to be worth an average 5 pence (48 shillings to the pound).
- Buy a little book ruled for the purpose for pounds, shillings and pence and keep an account of cash received and expended.
- 2The basic monetary unit in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, equal to 100 cents.More example sentences
- As the Kenya shilling fights its way up against the dollar, shareholders are capitalizing on the stock market before, inevitably, the prices start coming down.
- After joining, I got a loan of 7,000 Kenya shillings.
- Usually a two-kilogram tin of both mbuni and cherry go for only five shillings.
Old English scilling, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch schelling and German Schilling.
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- The British & World English dictionary