Translation of shilling in Spanish:


chelín, n.

Pronunciation /ˈʃɪlɪŋ//ˈʃɪlɪŋ/



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    chelín masculine
    • For the purpose of this article I will be figuring a shilling to be worth an average 5 pence (48 shillings to the pound).
    • I'll take anything, even old pennies from the pound shilling and pence era.
    • It will be little different from when we scrapped pounds, shillings and pence and switched to the decimal system.
    • Long before that, and before my time, the nation had adapted to Decimal Currency from ‘Pounds, shillings and pence’.
    • The main problem, of course, isn't one of pounds, shillings and pence, it's one of seconds, minutes and hours.
    • Behind, on a shelf, stands a magisterial cash-register, which looks as if it has been ringing up the pounds, shillings and pence since the dawn of time.
    • In the early 70s, we lost our pounds, shillings and pence.
    • I wonder what these former opponents would have to say if we were told to change back to pounds, shillings and pence?
    • The entries note the items purchased, the unit price where applicable, and the total price denominated in pounds, shillings, and pence.
    • Knowing that there were 12 pennies to the shilling, and 20 shillings to the pound, was second nature.
    • It sounds even worse in pounds, shillings and pence.
    • The real total was thirty-eight pounds, nine shillings, two pence, but why fiddle with details?
    • Within about five minutes however I found out that LSD also stands for pounds, shillings and pence.
    • And who would go back to 12 pence to one shilling, 20 shillings to a pound with no calculator?
    • For example in old British measures there were twelve inches in a foot, twelve pennies in a shilling etc.
    • The cult series' writer, producer and voice will take people back to the days of pounds, shillings and pence, tin baths and condensed milk butties.
    • The more the sheriffs' renders were made in cash, the greater the need for an easily followed but quick method of making calculations in pounds, shillings, and pence.
    • There were twelve pence to a shilling and twenty shillings to a pound.
    • Buy a little book ruled for the purpose for pounds, shillings and pence and keep an account of cash received and expended.
    • A bold statement of traditional values, in something as close to pounds, shillings and pence as an opposition party will ever allow.