sceatta

noun sceat·ta \ˈsha-tə\
variants: or

sceat

\ˈshat\ play

Definition of sceatta

plural

sceattas

or

sceats

  1. :  a small, thick Anglo-Saxon coin of silver or rarely of gold or of copper — see styca

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Origin and Etymology of sceatta

Old English sceat, sceatt sceat, property, money; akin to Old High German scaz property, money, Old Norse skattr tribute, Gothic skatts coin


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