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noun 
  1. (historical) A small Dutch coin worth one twentieth of a guilder.
  2. Anything of small value.
  • 1761: "Tis not worth a single , said the bandy-leg'd drummer " Laurence Sterne, The Life & Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, vol. 4 (Penguin 2003, p. 223)
Translations: 
  • Dutch: stuiver
Etymology: From Dutch stuiver, cognate with Middle Low German stíver.


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