schiller definition by Webster's New World
Origin: German color play ; from schillern, to change color, akin to schielen, to blink, squint ; from Old High German scelah, oblique ; from Indo-European base an unverified form (s)kel-, crooked from source scolex
schiller definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: German, iridescence, from Middle High German schilher, iridescent taffeta, from schilhen, to twinkle, squint, from Old High German scilihen, to squint, wink.
, Johann Christoph Friedrich von 1759-1805.