Sterling


Sterling
Sterling Ster"ling, a. 1. Belonging to, or relating to, the standard British money of account, or the British coinage; as, a pound sterling; a shilling sterling; a penny sterling; -- now chiefly applied to the lawful money of England; but sterling cost, sterling value, are used. ``With sterling money.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Genuine; pure; of excellent quality; conforming to the highest standard; of full value; as, a work of sterling merit; a man of sterling good sense. [1913 Webster]


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  • sterling — ster‧ling [ˈstɜːlɪŋ ǁ ˈstɜːr ] noun [uncountable] FINANCE the system of money in Britain, based on the pound: • Sterling was trading at $1.6490, up from $1.6470. • His salary is paid in pounds sterling. * * * Ⅰ. sterling UK US /ˈstɜːlɪŋ/ noun [U …   Financial and business terms

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  • Sterling — Ster ling, n. [OE. sterlynge, starling, for easterling, LL. esterlingus, probably from Easterling, once the popular name of German trades in England, whose money was of the purest quality: cf. MHG. sterlink a certain coin. Cf. {East}. Certain… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English