Definition of "shillings" []

  • Plural form of shilling. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "shillings" in a sentence
  • "LABOURERS to wear coats of cloth that cost _more_ than _two shillings a yard_ (equal to _forty shillings_ of our present money), and forbidding their wives and daughters to wear sashes, or girdles, _trimmed with gold or silver_."
  • "And when Frank had just turned six he could bring up shillings from the bottom in three fathoms."
  • "He was being proved guilty of stealing two shillings from a woman, which he had spent, not for candy and cakes and a good time, but for food."