Definition of Skilling

1. n. A bay of a barn; also, a slight addition to a cottage.



2. n. A money od account in Sweden, Norwey, Denmark, and North Germany, and also a coin. It had various values, from three fourths of a cent in Norway to more than two cents in Lübeck.

Definition of Skilling

1. Verb. (present participle of skill) ¹

2. Noun. A Scandinavian monetary unit and coin up to the 19th century. (A subdivision of the Swedish riksdaler, the Danish and Norwegian rigsdaler and speciedaler). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Skilling

1. a former coin of Scandinavian countries [n -S]

Skilling Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skilling

skillet bread
skillet cake
skillet corn bread
skillet fish
skilletfish
skillets
skillful
skillfully
skillfulness
skillfulnesses
skillier
skillies
skilliest
skilligalee
skilligolee
skilling (current term)
skillings
skillion
skillions
skillless
skillo
skills
skillset
skillsets
skilly
skillygalee
skils
skilts
skim-milk

Literary usage of Skilling

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Standard Encyclopædia of Procedure by Edward William Tuttle, Edward E. Burns, James De Witt Andrews, Edgar Whittlesey Camp (1914)
""The Rock Island and Alton Railroad Company, principal, and David skilling, Robert E. Haggart, William H. Wilson, FT Hale, securities, ..."

2. Maryland Historical Magazine by Maryland Historical Society (1919)
"John Galen skilling was the son of Dr. William Q. skilling and Lottie (Kuhn) skilling, and brother of William K. skilling and Charlotte skilling Carter. ..."

3. Proposed Plan for Improving Dover Harbour by Benjamin Worthington (1838)
"Benjamin Worthington, RN [Mr. John skilling to Lieut. Benjamin Worthington, RN] Sir, Dover, March 5th, 1838. Having heard your Plan and Model for the ..."

4. Proposed Plan for Improving Dover Harbour by Benjamin Worthington (1838)
"[Mr. John skilling to Lieut. Benjamin Worthington, RN~\ Sir, Dover, March 5th, 1838. Having heard your Plan and Model for the improvement of Dover harbour ..."

5. Catalogue of the Cabinet of Coins Belonging to Yale College, Deposited in by Yale University (1863)
"J.Edwards, Jr £ skilling. 3 crowns in globe. do CW Bradley ... 2 arrows. do FP Brewer skilling Spec. Lion with axe in shield. do Unknown ..."

6. Two Summers in Norway by William Bilton (1840)
"... a former table for the value of a Norwegian skilling, he will see there can be no reason to complain of the exorbitance of this list of prices. ..."

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