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 Scotch Pound (A)Sco’tia. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Scotch Shilling
 
= a penny sterling. The Scotch pound in 1600 was worth 20d., and as it was divided into twenty shillings, it follows that a Scotch shilling was worth one penny English.   1
 


 Scotch Pound (A)Sco’tia. 

 
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