pennorth

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pennorth (plural pennorths)

  1. (obsolete, UK) A penny's worth, or an amount of anything one could buy for a penny. The term was used proverbially through the 19th century to refer to "a very small, or the least, amount." It was often contracted as penn'orth.

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