- a former Dutch coin equal to of a guilder
- a trifling sum
Origin: Du stuiver from Middle Dutch stūver from stūf, stumpy, cut short: for Indo-European base see steep
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- A nickel coin used in the Netherlands and worth 1/20 of a guilder.
- Something of small value.
Origin: Dutch stuiver, from Middle Dutch stuyver.