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The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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  • He likes to give Schnorrers sov'rans, as if in mistake for shillings, to see vat dey'll do.

    The King of Schnorrers Israel Zangwill
  • I never could do anything like so much with a penny as I could with a sov.

    Charge! George Manville Fenn
  • He took to sendin' me a sov a week, onbeknownst to anybody, and most of all to mother.

    Aunt Rachel David Christie Murray
  • See there all that I have seen of your races of Ascot, and I have paid one sov.

  • The sov duelist was back a good six feet, and laughing openly.

    Frigid Fracas Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • “Aint got it—only half a sov,” said Sam, leaving the potatoes to burn.

    Thereby Hangs a Tale George Manville Fenn
  • Mean to have a lark with your pretty Miss Kathleen; mean to get a sov.

    The Rebel of the School Mrs. L. T. Meade
  • Joe, under his breath, parroted the words of the sov officer.

    Frigid Fracas Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • I was unlucky enough to secure one of the many insignificant clubs who never survived the first round, and so my "sov."

  • The intimate night spots, frequented by all strata of sov society.

    Frigid Fracas Dallas McCord Reynolds

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