£sd

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An abbreviation of the Latin libra solidus denarius.

Noun[edit]

£sd (uncountable)

  1. (Britain, historical after 1971) pounds, shillings, pence
  2. (Britain) money in general
    • 1901, William Henley, Bus-driver:
      He reins his horses with an air; he treats
      With scoffing calm whatever powers there be;
      He gets it straight, puts a bit on, and meets
      His losses with both lip and £ s. d.