plural -s
: a Swiss minor coin of copper issued in various cantons from the 15th to the 19th centuries

Word History


German, from Middle High German, from Medieval Latin angustus thin, from Latin, narrow

First Known Use

1811, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of angster was in 1811

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“Angster.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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