schilling

noun
schil·​ling | \ ˈshi-liŋ How to pronounce schilling (audio) \

Definition of schilling

: the basic monetary unit of Austria until 2002

First Known Use of schilling

1753, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for schilling

German, from Old High German skilling, a gold coin — more at shilling

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“Schilling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/schilling. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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