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4 entries found for sterling.
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Main Entry: 1ster·ling
Pronunciation: primarystressstschwar-lieng
Function: noun
Etymology: so called from the phrase "a pound sterling," meaning the British pound as a monetary unit, but originally "a pound (by weight) of sterlings," from Middle English sterling "silver penny"
1 : British money
2 : sterling silver or articles of it

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