from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A nickel coin used in the Netherlands and worth 1/20 of a guilder.
- n. Something of small value.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A small Dutch coin worth one twentieth of a guilder.
- n. Anything of small value.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A Dutch coin, and money of account, of the value of two cents, or about one penny sterling; hence, figuratively, anything of little worth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small coin formerly current in Holland and in the Dutch colonies: in Dutch called stuiver.
- n. A copper coin formerly current in the Dutch colonies.
- n. Hence Any very small coin, or coin of little value.
- n. An inhabitant of the stews; a harlot.
Dutch stuiver, from Middle Dutch stuyver.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Dutch stuiver, cognate with Middle Low German stüver. (Wiktionary)