Ster"ling(?), a. 1. Belonging to, or relating to, the standard British money of account, or the British coinage; as, a pound sterling; a shilling sterling; a penny sterling; -- now chiefly applied to the lawful money of England; but sterling cost, sterling value, are used. "With sterling money." Shak.
2. Genuine; pure; of excellent quality; conforming to the highest standard; of full value; as, a work of
sterling merit; a man of
sterling good sense.
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