Skilling Skil"ling, n. [Cf. {Sheeling}.] A bay of a barn; also, a slight addition to a cottage. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Skilling — may refer to:* Jeffrey Skilling, former CEO of Enron Corporation * Tom Skilling, meteorologist in Chicago, Illinois * Michael Skilling, former Attorney General of England and Wales * Skilling (Scandinavian monetary unit), a historical form of… …   Wikipedia

  • Skilling — Skil ling, n. [Sw. & Dan. See {Shilling}.] A money od account in Sweden, Norwey, Denmark, and North Germany, and also a coin. It had various values, from three fourths of a cent in Norway to more than two cents in L[ u]beck. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Skilling — Skilling, frühere skandinav. Rechnungsstufe: in Schweden bis Ende 1855 = 1/48 Riksdaler aller Währungen und bis 1845 = 12 Rundstykken, in Norwegen bis 1873 = 1/24 Rigsort und dann 1/30 Krone, in Dänemark bis 1874 = 1/16 Mark jeder Währung …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Skilling — (schwed. und dän.), s. Schilling …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • skilling — [skil′iŋ, shil′iŋ] n. [Norw, Dan, Swed, akin to SHILLING] any of various former Scandinavian copper coins and units of value …   English World dictionary

  • Skilling — Skịlling,   skandinavischer Münznominal seit dem 15. Jahrhundert (zuerst 1422 in Dänemark), 1 Skilling = 12 Penningar, 2 Skilling = 1 lübischer Schilling. Seit dem 17. Jahrhundert galten in Dänemark 64 Skilling = 1 Mark, 96 Skilling = 1 Daler.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Skilling — Jeffrey Keith Skilling (* 25. November 1953) ist der ehemalige Vorstandsvorsitzende der Firma Enron und leitete die Firma von Februar bis August 2001. Wegen massiven Bilanzbetruges verloren mehr als 21.000 Beschäftigte ihre Arbeitsplätze. Die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Skilling — Recorded as Skilling, Skillin, Skillen, Skeland, Skelland, Skellen, Skellin and the very rare Skillanders, this unusual surname much associated with the English county of Lancashire is of pre 7th century Norse Viking. It is also popular in most… …   Surnames reference

  • skilling — skil|ling sb., en, er, erne; i beløbsangivelse pl. skilling, i sms. skillings , fx skillingsmønt, skillingstryk …   Dansk ordbog

  • skilling — skilling1 /skil ing/, n. 1. a former silver coin of Denmark, Sweden, and the Danish West Indies. 2. any of various former copper coins of Sweden and Norway. [1690 1700; < Dan; c. SHILLING] skilling2 /skil ing/, n. skillion. * * * …   Universalium

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