shilling (n.)
coin valued at twelve old pence or one twentieth of a pound
1H4 I.ii.139[Falstaff to Prince Hal] nor thou camest not of the blood royal, if thou darest not stand for ten shillings
1H4 II.iv.24[Prince Hal to Poins] Eight shillings and sixpence
1H4 III.iii.71[Hostss to Falstaff, of his shirts] holland of eight shillings an ell
2H4 II.i.100[Hostess to Falstaff] didst thou not kiss me, and bid me fetch thee thirty shillings
2H4 II.iv.188[Falstaff to Bardolph, of Pistol] Quoit him down, Bardolph, like a shove-groat shilling
2H6 IV.vii.19[Messenger to Cade] one shilling to the pound, the last subsidy
H5 II.i.90[Nym to Pistol] You'll pay me the eight shillings I won of you at betting?
H8 prologue.12[Speaker, of seeing a play] I'll undertake may see away their shilling / Richly in two short hours
MA III.iii.76[Dogberry to Verges] Five shillings to one on't
MW I.i.145[Slender to Falstaff] cost me two shillings and twopence
MW I.i.183[Slender alone] I had rather than forty shillings I had my Book of Songs and Sonnets here
TN II.iii.19[Sir Andrew to Sir Toby, of Feste] I had rather than forty shillings I had such a leg
WT IV.iii.32[Clown to himself] every tod yields pound and odd shilling
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