Definition of Penny

  • (a.) Denoting pound weight for one thousand; -- used in combination, with respect to nails; as, tenpenny nails, nails of which one thousand weight ten pounds.
  • (n.) 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).
  • (n.) Any small sum or coin; a groat; a stiver.
  • (n.) Money, in general; as, to turn an honest penny.
  • (n.) See Denarius.
  • (a.) Worth or costing one penny.

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