Pennyworth

Pen"ny*worth`

(?), n. 1. A penny's worth; as much as may be bought for a penny. "A dear pennyworth." Evelyn.
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2. Hence: The full value of one's penny expended; due return for money laid out; a good bargain; a bargain.
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The priests sold the better pennyworths.
Locke.
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3. A small quantity; a trifle. Bacon.
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