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easterling

[ee-ster-ling] /ˈi stər lɪŋ/
noun, Archaic.
1.
a native of a country lying to the east, especially a merchant from the Baltic.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English esterling, equivalent to ester eastern (perhaps representing Old English ēastra, comparative of ēast adj.) + -ling1
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