pound sterling
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /paʊnd ˈstɜː(ɹ).lɪŋ/
Noun

pound sterling

  1. The currency of the United Kingdom.
    • 1668 July 3rd, James Dalrymple, “Thomas Rue contra Andrew Houſtoun” in The Deciſions of the Lords of Council & Seſſion I (Edinburgh, 1683), page 547 ↗
      Andrew Houſtoun and Adam Muſhet, being Tackſmen of the Excize, did Imploy Thomas Rue to be their Collector, and gave him a Sallary of 30. pound Sterling for a year.
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