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

A penny is a coin (pl. pennies) or a unit of currency (pl. pence) used in several English-speaking countries. It is often the smallest denomination within a currency system. ==Etymology== Old English versions of the word penny are penig, pening, penning and pending; the word appears in German as Pfennig, in Dutch and Swedish as penning (often shor...
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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

(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

(US Currency and Slang) - 1 cent coin.
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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

• (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

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

[British decimal coin] The British decimal one penny (1p) coin, usually simply known as a penny, is a unit of currency equaling one one-hundredth of a pound sterling. The penny’s symbol is p. Its obverse has featured the profile of Queen Elizabeth II since the coin’s introduction in 1971, the year British currency was decimalised. Three...
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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

[Canadian coin] In Canada, a penny is a coin worth one cent, or {frac|1|100} of a dollar. According to the Royal Canadian Mint, the official national term of the coin is the `one-cent piece`, but in practice the terms penny and cent predominate. Originally, `penny` referred to a two-cent coin. When the two-cent coin was discontinued, penny ...
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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

[English coin] The English Penny, originally a coin of 1.3 to 1.5 g pure silver, includes the penny introduced around 785 by King Offa of Mercia. His coins were similar in size and weight to the continental deniers of the period, and to the Anglo-Saxon sceats which had gone before it, which were probably also called `pence`. Throughout the ...
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Penny

[given name] Penny is the given name of: ...
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Penny

[Irish decimal coin] The decimal one penny (1p) (pingin) coin was the second smallest denomination of the Irish pound. It was first issued when the Irish currency was decimalised on Decimal Day, 15 February 1971. It was the second of three new designs introduced all in bronze, the others being a half-penny and a two pence coin. All featured...
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Penny

[Irish pre-decimal coin] The penny (1d) (pingin) coin was the third smallest denomination of the pre-decimal Irish pound, worth 1/240 of a pound or 1/12 of a shilling. To express an amount, penny was abbreviated to `d`, e.g. 1d, from the Roman denarius. It was introduced in 1928 to replace its British counterpart, used when all of Ireland w...
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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

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 [ 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

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

As applied to nails, it originally indicated the price per hundred. The term now series as a measure
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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

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

Penny is an English name for girls. The meaning is `loyal, faithful` The name Penny is most commonly given to Scottish girls. (6 times more often than to American girls.) It is short for: Pene If it's too long you might use: Pen What do they use in other countries? Penelope (Greek_myth, English) The name sounds like: Benny, Penna, Peony See also: P...
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