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shilling sign



shilling sign (plural shilling signs)

  1. The symbol '/' used in the United Kingdom before decimalisation to separate shillings from pence when writing out sums of money. (Examples: 7/6 = seven shillings and six pence; 7/- = seven shillings exactly.)


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In a more formal context s may be used instead of '/'.

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