Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Ay, that is a thirteen, plase your honour; all as one as an English shilling.

I threw them a shilling: the hay-rope was withdrawn, and at last we went on.

Kirkwood slapped a shilling down on the ticket-window ledge.

A shilling of it is in case of accidents—the mare casting a shoe, or the like of that.

The price of a mass varies from a shilling to one pound sterling.

To make a strong paste for paper, take two large spoonfuls of fine flour, and as much pounded rosin as will lie upon a shilling.

"Thank you, my boy," said Mr. Lavender, producing a shilling.

He'd be a real benefactor; but he goes on selling them at a shilling the pound for all that.

Of course, a halfpenny a night sounds nothing, but think of a shilling a month!

Then she had given him a shilling and said she would trouble him no more.