Definition of “shilling” - English Dictionary

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“shilling” in British English

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shillingnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈʃɪl.ɪŋ/ us /ˈʃɪl.ɪŋ/

a unit of money used in Britain until 1971, equal to twelve old pence

the standard unit of money used in Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, and Uganda

(Definition of “shilling” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)