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  • Skilling — may refer to:* Jeffrey Skilling, former CEO of Enron Corporation * Tom Skilling, meteorologist in Chicago, Illinois * Michael Skilling, former Attorney General of England and Wales * Skilling (Scandinavian monetary unit), a historical form of… …   Wikipedia

  • Skilling Dansk — (Schilling), dänische Scheidemünzen von Silber u. Kupfer, der 96. Theil eines Rigsbankdaler (22 Sgr. 8,43 Pf. preuß.) also 1 s.d. = 2,8 Pf. preußisch. Der s.d. war ehemals dem lübischen Schilling gleich, sank aber um 1616 auf die Hälfte desselben …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Skilling — Skil ling, n. [Cf. {Sheeling}.] A bay of a barn; also, a slight addition to a cottage. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Skilling — Skil ling, n. [Sw. & Dan. See {Shilling}.] A money od account in Sweden, Norwey, Denmark, and North Germany, and also a coin. It had various values, from three fourths of a cent in Norway to more than two cents in L[ u]beck. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Skilling — Skilling, frühere skandinav. Rechnungsstufe: in Schweden bis Ende 1855 = 1/48 Riksdaler aller Währungen und bis 1845 = 12 Rundstykken, in Norwegen bis 1873 = 1/24 Rigsort und dann 1/30 Krone, in Dänemark bis 1874 = 1/16 Mark jeder Währung …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Skilling — (schwed. und dän.), s. Schilling …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • skilling — [skil′iŋ, shil′iŋ] n. [Norw, Dan, Swed, akin to SHILLING] any of various former Scandinavian copper coins and units of value …   English World dictionary

  • Skilling — Skịlling,   skandinavischer Münznominal seit dem 15. Jahrhundert (zuerst 1422 in Dänemark), 1 Skilling = 12 Penningar, 2 Skilling = 1 lübischer Schilling. Seit dem 17. Jahrhundert galten in Dänemark 64 Skilling = 1 Mark, 96 Skilling = 1 Daler.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Skilling — Jeffrey Keith Skilling (* 25. November 1953) ist der ehemalige Vorstandsvorsitzende der Firma Enron und leitete die Firma von Februar bis August 2001. Wegen massiven Bilanzbetruges verloren mehr als 21.000 Beschäftigte ihre Arbeitsplätze. Die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Skilling (Scandinavian monetary unit) — The skilling was the Scandinavian equivalent of the schilling or shilling. It was used as a subdivision of the Swedish riksdaler, the Danish rigsdaler, the Norwegian rigsdaler, and the Norwegian speciedaler.DenmarkFrom 1625 to 1873, one Danish… …   Wikipedia

  • Skilling, John — ▪ 1999       American structural and civil engineer whose firm, Skilling Ward Magnusson Barkshire, designed over 1,000 buildings in 36 states and 27 countries; among his best known work was the 110 story twin towers of the World Trade Center in… …   Universalium

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