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Definition of "easterling" [east•er•ling]

  • A native of a country eastward of another; -- used, by the English, of traders or others from the coasts of the Baltic. (noun)
  • A piece of money coined in the east by Richard II. of England. (noun)
  • The smew. (noun)
  • Relating to the money of the Easterlings, or Baltic traders. See sterling. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "easterling" in a sentence
  • "Anthony, I think Peterson,Karl easterling will probably make Filnet code available."
  • "Many of them were easterling hulks laden with stores for a new invasion of England."
  • "Eastphalian traders, the ancestors of the merchant princes of Hamburg, were known in England by the name of _Easterlings_; and their money being of the purest quality, _easterling_, in Latin esterlingus, shortened to"
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