Same as Starling, 3.
- British money, especially the pound as the basic monetary unit of the United Kingdom.
- British coinage of silver or gold, having as a standard of fineness 0.500 for silver and 0.91666 for gold.
- Sterling silver.
- Articles, such as tableware, made of sterling silver.
- Consisting of or relating to sterling or British money.
- Made of sterling silver: a sterling teaspoon.
- Of the highest quality: a person of sterling character.