Definition of Penie
1. a penny [n -S] - See also: penny
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Literary usage of Penie
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bradford's History "of Plimoth Plantation.": From the Original Manuscript by William Bradford, Massachusetts General Court, Massachusetts Office of the Secretary of State (1899)
"And wheras ther wanted well near 100". to clear things at their going away, he would not take order to disburse a penie, but let them shift as they could. ..."
2. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"... have introduced a boy called Halfe- penie for that ingenious purpose: 0. PL, ri, 185. So: Si. Dromio, looke heere, now is my hand on my halfe- ..."
3. Bradford's History "of Plimoth Plantation." by William Bradford, Massachusetts General Court (1899)
"And wheras ther wanted well near 100*. to clear things at their going away, he would not take order to disburse a penie ..."
4. Notices Illustrative of the Drama, and Other Popular Amusements, Chiefly in by William Kelly (1865)
"... beinge Players x1 Item payed for two elnes of eight penie Ribon, to hange the Waits ... penie ..."