Definition of Sterlings

1. sterling [n] - See also: sterling



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sterlings

sterilizes
sterilizing
sterino
sterinos
sterlet
sterlets
sterling
sterling(a)
sterling area
sterling bloc
sterling silver
sterlinghillite
sterlingly
sterlingness
sterlingnesses
sterlings (current term)
stern
stern chaser
stern chasers
sterna
sternage
sternages
sternal
sternally
sternbergite
sterncastle
sterncastles
sterndrive
sterndrives
sternebra

Literary usage of Sterlings

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1. Money and Civilization: Or, A History of the Monetary Laws and Systems of by Alexander Del Mar (1886)
"... and issue a new and abundant coinage of pennies — These known as easterlings, or sterlings — They formed the basis of Charlemagne's monetary system ..."

2. An Essay on the Roman Denarius and English Silver Penny: Shewing Their by William Till (1838)
"I allude to those pieces called counterfeit sterlings, they being made in direct imitation of inquisitive were attracted from all quarters to the spot. ..."

3. The Numismatic Chronicle, and Journal of the Numismatic Society by Royal Numismatic Society (Great Britain) (1861)
"ENGLISH AND FOREIGN sterlings FOUND IN SCOTLAND. FOR the following catalogue of a hoard of coins lately discovered in Dumfriesshire, we are indebted to Mr. ..."

4. The Philosophical Transactions and Collections to the End of the Year MDCC by Royal Society (Great Britain)., John Lowthorp (1749)
"... ing the Greffes upon the Coins, which looked like fo many Stars, called them sterlings, Starry Pieces. ..."

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