stiver

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noun sti·ver \ˈstī-vər\

Definition of stiver

  1. 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. 2 dated :  the smallest amount; especially :  the smallest amount of money <not worth a stiver>

Origin and Etymology of stiver

Dutch stuiver


First Known Use: 1502

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