Definition of stiver
1 or stuiver \ˈstī-vər\ : a formerly used unit of value of the Netherlands equal to 1/20 gulden or 5 Dutch cents; also : a coin representing one stiver
2 dated : the smallest amount; especially : the smallest amount of money not worth a stiver
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Stivers stands by Montana candidate: Republicans mostly stayed silent Thursday about Montana GOP House candidate Greg Gianforte's reported assault on a journalist.
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