Definition of Sceat

1. Noun. (numismatics) A small Anglo-Saxon coin, especially one made of silver. ¹



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Definition of Sceat

1. a small coin [n SCEATTAS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sceat

scavenger's daughters
scavenger cell
scavenger hunt
scavenger hunts
scavengers
scavenges
scavenging
scaw
scaws
scawtite
scawtites
scazon
scazons
scazontes
sce.
sceat (current term)
sceats
sceatt
sceattas
scedastic
scedasticity
scedule
sceduled
scedules
sceduling
scelalgia
scelerat
scelerate
scelerats
scelestic

Literary usage of Sceat

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1. The History of the Anglo-Saxons from the Earliest Period to the Norman Conquest by Sharon Turner (1886)
"... semblage from the neighbourhood met to accompany his exequies.u THE SAUL-sceat, or the payment of the clergy on death, became a very general practice. ..."

2. The History of the Anglo-Saxons, Comprising the History of England from the by Sharon Turner (1823)
"__ -^_* monastery at Ramsay to be buried, a numerous assemblage from the neighbourhood met to accompany his exequies.14 THE saul-sceat, or the payment of ..."

3. The History of the Anglo-Saxons from the Earliest Period to the Norman Conquest by Sharon Turner (1841)
"The saul-sceat, or the payment of the clergy on death, became a very general practice. No respectable person died or was buried without a handsome present ..."

4. Diary of the Rev. John Ward, A. M.: Vicar of Stratford-upon-Avon, Extending by John Ward, Charles Severn (1839)
"... to the incumbent of the parish. Glebe land, which was laid to the parsonage house. Peter pence, or Rome's sceat, ..."

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