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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Stiver.
 
Not a stiver. Not a penny. The stiver was a Dutch coin, equal to about a penny. (Dutch, stuiver.)   1
 


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