Pennyworth : Definition


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Definitions of Pennyworth

Pronunciation : Pen"ny*worth`
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : 1. A penny's worth; as much as may be bought for a penny. "A dear pennyworth." Evelyn.

2. Hence: The full value of one's penny expended; due return for money laid out; a good bargain; a bargain. The priests sold the better pennyworths. Locke.

3. A small quantity; a trifle. Bacon.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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