1. A native of a country eastward of another; -- used, by the English, of traders or others from the coasts of the Baltic.
Merchants of Norway, Denmark, . . . called . . . Easterlings because they lie east in respect of us. --Holinshed.
2. A piece of money coined in the east by Richard II. of England.
3. Zoöl. The smew.
East·er·ling, a. Relating to the money of the Easterlings, or Baltic traders. See Sterling.