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penny
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 6
1. Worth or costing one penny.
2. Denoting pound weight for one thousand; - used in combination, with respect to nails; as, tenpenny nails, nails of which one thousand weight ten pounds.
Part of Speech: noun
1. Any small sum or coin; a groat; a stiver.
2. Money, in general; as, to turn an honest penny.
4. An English coin, formerly of copper, now of bronze, the twelfth part of an English shilling in account value, and equal to four farthings, or about two cents; - usually indicated by the abbreviation d. ( the initial of denarius).
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