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Shilling

1. In the United Kingdom, an informal term for a five pence coin. The term dates back to before decimalization, when a shilling was worth 1/20 of a pound. The term also persists with the same meaning for 1/20 of an Australian dollar.

2. The name of the currency in several Commonwealth countries.
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Chelin returns from a fashion-related business trip to Paris with a new boyfriend, Lee Min Hyeung, whom she met there.
Jean-Claude Marsan in Le Devoir (November 21, 28 and December 13, 2000); Luc-Normand Tellier in Le Devoir (December 13, 2000); Pierre-Yves Guay in Le Devoir (December 20, 2000); Bernard Vachon in Le Devoir (November 9, 2000) and in La Presse (November 15, 2000); Annie Chelin in LaPresse (November 29, 2000).
La lectura de estos y muchisimos libros mas, en conjunto con unas conferencias sobre quimica en la City Philosophical Society, a las que empezo a acudir en 1810, pagando un chelin por cada una (dinero que le suministraba su hermano Robert), dieron inicio a la preparacion de Faraday para una carrera cientifica en una epoca en que la ciencia ofrecia pocas oportunidades, especialmente para alguien que no poseia riqueza heredada o buenos contactos.
Store director Jean Marie Chelin, a former Coca-Cola executive, says the "average local" spends about 2,500 rupees (62 [pounds sterling]) per month on basics ranging from pulses to noodles and rice.
Conversely, some argue that gender neutrality has been taken too far (Boroson 1993, Chelin 1991 as cited in Ehrlich & King 1992).
Atlas Copco Wagner's product marketing business unit manager, Chuck Chelin, says larger LHDs will be developed.
En 1817, con la aparicion de la libra esterlina, desaparecio fisicamente; sin embargo, se mantuvo como un valor de referencia <<caballeresco>>, equivalente a una libra y un chelin.
Rhodes and Chelin (1999) surveyed 68 university libraries in the UK and found that almost three quarters of the libraries make use of the web for user education.
La s fue el emblema del chelin britanico y lo es del sucre ecuatoriano, del dolar y del peso mexicano.