schilling

schilling

[shil-ing]
noun
1.
a copper and aluminum coin and monetary unit of Austria until the euro was adopted, equal to 100 groschen. Abbreviation: S., Sch.
2.
any of various former minor coins of Germany.

Origin:
1745–55; < German; cognate with shilling

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schilling (ˈʃɪlɪŋ)
 
n
1.  the former standard monetary unit of Austria, divided into 100 groschen; replaced by the euro in 2002
2.  an old German coin of low denomination
 
[C18: from German: shilling]

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