Penny


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Penny

The formal or informal name for the smallest unit of many currencies. One penny is usually equal in value to one cent or the equivalent.
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References in classic literature ?
Freely's humble request, she called on her more docile daughter, Penny, to write a note, telling him that her mother would be glad to see him and talk with him on brawn, any day that he could call at Long Meadows.
Palfrey suspected that Penny would have anything to say to a tradesman of questionable rank whose youthful bloom was much withered.
He was not a man to fall in love in the wrong place; and so, he applied himself quite as much to conciliate the favour of the parents, as to secure the attachment of Penny. Mrs.
Freely's marriage with his daughter Penny, and having hit on a formula by which he could justify it, fenced off all doubts and objections, his own included.
Little Penny was very proud and fluttering, but hardly so happy as she expected to be in an engagement.
After you do, ask someone to pick up ANY penny and to look at the date on it.
And the price of zinc has increased threefold in the same time frame, which means the penny costs the U.S.
The prosecutor's office said Wednesday night that Penny, indicted Sept.
Kerry and husband James Casey, an RAF mechanic, have had their hopes pinned on getting leg splints which could help Penny stand on her own.
These days the penny is well past its prime and probably works the shortest shift of all our coins.
ONCE, I received an 1893 American Indian Head penny in change from an Edmonton Starbucks.
To declare that something 'is worth every penny' emphasises its substance; whilst to pronounce that someone ''does not have a penny to his name'' or ''does not have two pennies to rub together'' stresses that person's impoverishment.