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sterling (1295-99)


[FEW: 17,229a sterlingus; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  esterlin (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  sterling n.1 and a.; MED:  sterling n.; DMLBS: 3193c sterlingus]
sterlin,  sterlyngge  


1curr.sterling, silver coin that was used as the standard unit for lawful English currency
( 1316-17 ) partie en petitz tournois et partie en sterlings  E101/127/13
( 1364-65 ) dys liverez des sterlynggez a paiere  78


1curr.sterling, of lawful English currency
( 1295-99 ) [...] au conte de Flandres .m. livres sterlins  54.7
( c.1300 ) seo un om que aschaut navier ou batewe, doit payer de seo un livre sterling  ii 16
( 1381 ) [...] parnant pur chescun des ditz mariners .iij. d. sterlings le jour  iv 130
2unitweightsterling, pennyweight (equivalent to the weight of a silver sterling coin)
( 1361 ) [...] que chescun livre d'argent de cestes monoies de pois, tendra unsze unces et .ij. d. sterling de pois d'argent fin  iii 619
esterling#1  lesterling 
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