penny

Originally a standard silver coin used in medieval England which was derived from the Roman denarius -hence the pre-decimalisation abbreviation 'd'. Early pennies were sometimes cut in half or quarters to make halfpennies and fourthlings, or farthings, although these later became round coins in their own right. The first copper pennies were minted …...

Penny

[comic strip] Penny was a comic strip about a teenage girl by Harry Haenigsen which maintained its popularity for almost three decades. Penny began because Helen Rogers Reid, the wife of the New York Herald Tribune publisher Ogden Mills Reid, wanted to see a girl as the central character of a new comic strip. It was distributed by the New Y...
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penny

[adj] - (used in combination) priced as indicated 2. [adj] - priced at 1 cent 3. [n] - a fractional monetary unit of Ireland and the United Kingdom 4. [n] - a coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit
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Penny

Until modern times, the base unit of currency in Britain and the chief every-day coin. Originally silver. Later a large bronze coin.
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Penny

(US Currency and Slang) - 1 cent coin.
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Penny

Pre- decimal currency equal to approximately 1/2 one pence in today's money. There were 12 pennies in one Shilling and 20 Shillings in £1.00
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penny

Basic coin of English currency from about the 6th century, apparently named after Penda, king of Mercia. The penny was the only coin in general circulation until the 13th century and was defined in...
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Penny

As applied to nails, it originally indicated the price per hundred. The term now serves as a measure of nail length and is abbreviated by the letter 'D.'
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Penny

Pen'ny adjective [ Perh. a corruption of pun , for pound .] Denoting pound weight for one thousand; -- used in combination, with respect to nails; as, ten penny nails, nails of which one thousand weight ten pounds.
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Penny

Pen·ny noun ; plural Pennies or Pence Pennies denotes the number of coins; pence the amount of pennies in value. [ Middle English peni , Anglo-Saxon penig , pening , pending ; akin to Dutch penning , Old High German pfennin...
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Penny

Pen'ny adjective Worth or costing one penny.
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penny

Pl. Pennies or Pence. Pennies denotes the number of coins; pence the amount of pennies in value. [OE. Peni, AS. Penig, pening, pending; akin to D. Penning, OHG. Pfenning, pfenting, G. Pfennig, Icel. Penningr; of uncertain origin. ... 1. An English coin, formerly of copper, now of bronze, the twelfth part of an English shilling in account value, and...
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penny

cent noun a coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit
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penny

noun a fractional monetary unit of Ireland and the United Kingdom; equal to one hundredth of a pound
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Penny

The English equivalent to the pfennig, minted for the first time in the eighth century after the Carolingian model. A pound was originally worth 240 pence. Since decimalisation in 1971, there are 100 pence to a pound.
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Penny

• (n.) See Denarius. • (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 abou...
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penny

(from the article `coin`) English coinage proper began with the silver penny of Offa, king of Mercia (757–796). It was first struck at around the weight of the sceat, from ...
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Penny

Penny is a English girl name. The meaning of the name is `Duck` Where is it used? The name Penny is mainly used In English.It is an abbreviated form of Pene, used In English.If it`s too long people might use In English: PenSee also In Greek Mythology and In English: Penelope (F) From Old English. Penny doesn`t appear In 2007`s top-1000 name li...
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Penny

[British pre-decimal coin] The British pre-decimal one penny (1d) coin, usually simply known as a penny, was a unit of currency equaling one two-hundred-and-fortieth of a pound sterling. Its symbol was d, from the Roman denarius. It was a continuation of the earlier English penny, and in Scotland it had the same monetary value of one pre-17...
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Penny

[The Big Bang Theory character] == Licensing: == ...
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Penny

[The Big Bang Theory] Penny is the primary female character in the series, befriending her across-the-hall neighbors Leonard Hofstadter (Johnny Galecki) and Sheldon Cooper (Jim Parsons), two physicists who work at the nearby California Institute of Technology (Caltech). Penny`s lack of advanced education, but outgoing personality and common...
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Penny

[disambiguation] A penny is a coin used in several English-speaking countries. Penny or pennies may also refer to: == In coins == ==People== ==In arts and entertainment== === Fictional characters === === Music === ==Places== == In publishing == == Other uses == == See also == ...
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Penny

As applied to nails, it originally indicated the price per hundred. The term now series as a measure of nail length and is abbreviated by the letter 'd'. Normally, 16d (16 'penny') nails are used for framing
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penny

Early pennies were sometimes cut in half or quarters to make halfpennies and fourthlings, or farthings, although these later became round coins in their own right.
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Penny

[Australian] The Australian Penny was a coin of the Australian pound used in the Commonwealth of Australia prior to decimalisation in 1966. It was worth one twelfth of an Australian shilling and 1/240 of an Australian pound. The coin was equivalent in its dimensions, composition and value to the British penny, as the two currencies were fix...
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