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n. (plural of shilling English)

Usage examples of "shillings".

Castilian Amoroso its name is - and then you get them to buy it, and then you write to the people and tell them the other people want the wine, and then for every dozen you sell you get two shillings from the wine people, so if you sell twenty dozen a week you get your two pounds.

Conmee sat in a corner of the tramcar, a blue ticket tucked with care in the eye of one plump kid glove, while four shillings, a sixpence and five pennies chuted from his other plump glovepalm into his purse.

They could easily have big establishments whole thing quite painless out of all the taxes give every child born five quid at compound interest up to twentyone five per cent is a hundred shillings and five tiresome pounds multiply by twenty decimal system encourage people to put by money save hundred and ten and a bit twentyone years want to work it out on paper come to a tidy sum more than you think.

I got two shillings from Jack Power and I spent twopence for a shave for the funeral.

A nobody, two pair back and passages, at seven shillings a week, and he covered with all kinds of breastplates bidding defiance to the world.

Tom always put gold in his waistcoat pocket - took out a sovereign of the thirty shillings there, put it in his own pocket, and replaced it by the marked sovereign.

Jim followed him, having previously exchanged his own sovereign for twenty shillings in silver.

Lawyer advised Staines to abandon the case, and pay him two pounds fifteen shillings expenses.

Yes, Rosa Staines, your husband drives his brougham out at night, not to visit any other lady, as that anonymous wretch told you, but to make a few misewable shillings for you.

But if there is a good deal of money to be made by sailing with Lord Tadcaster, of course I should prefer that to cab-driving, for I have never made above twelve shillings a night.

He set to work directly, added up the value of the claims, at ten shillings per month, and amazed the poor Hollander by his statement of the value of those fifteen acres, capitalized.

But I have four thousand thirty-foot claims leased at ten shillings per month.

When you get home tell your Father all about it, and if he says No, you can just bring the shillings back to me.

We had a bun or two at different shops - out of the shillings - and it was quite late in the afternoon when we got to Fleet Street.

It is not quite such good scent as we thought it would be, but we had fifteen shillings - and they were all good, so is the G.