Definition of Pennies
1. Noun. (plural of penny) ¹
2. Noun. An unspecified, but very small amount of money. (''It costs only pennies per day.'') ¹
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Definition of Pennies
1. penny [n] - See also: penny
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Literary usage of Pennies
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Ancient Laws of Cambria: Containing the Institutional Triads of Dyvnwal by Wales, William Probert (1823)
"The value of each of the two feet, is six cows and one hundred and twenty silver pennies; for each of the hands, six cows and one hundred and twenty silver ..."
2. The Measurement of Intelligence: An Explanation of and a Complete Guide for by Lewis Madison Terman (1916)
"Counting four pennies Procedure. Place four pennies in a horizontal row before the ... Say: "See these pennies. Count them and tell me how many there are. ..."
3. The Coin Collector's Manual: Or, Guide to the Numismatic Student in the by Henry Noel Humphreys (1853)
"On pennies of Canute (AD 1016) ; his name reads CNVT. REX. AN. (for Anglorum). On pennies of Harold I. (AD 1035) ; his name reads HAROLD. REX. On pennies of ..."
4. Archaeologia, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity by Society of Antiquaries of London (1838)
"IN January 1834 labourers employed in making a deep drain upon a farm in the occupation of Mrs. Gough at Sevington, in North Wilts, found some Saxon pennies ..."
5. The Numismatic Chronicle by Royal Numismatic Society (Great Britain) (1891)
"The key to the whole question is the date of the " Pax " pennies and their position in the series. These were assigned by Mr. Hawkins to William I., ..."
6. The Pictorial History of England: Being a History of the People, as Well as by George Lillie Craik, Charles MacFarlane (1846)
"The principal evidence for there ever having been a shilling containing only four pennies is a law of Atheisten, in which 7200 shillings are distinctly ..."
7. A Digest of the Law of Scotland: With Special Reference to the Office and by Hugh Barclay, Scotland (1855)
"Item, the plover and small mure fowle, price of the peece, foure pennies : the black-cock and gray-hen, price of the peece, sex pennies : the ..."
8. A Descriptive Catalogue of the London Traders, Tavern, and Coffee-house ...by Guildhall Library (London, England), Henry Benjamin Hanbury Beaufoy, Jacob Henry Burn by Guildhall Library (London, England), Henry Benjamin Hanbury Beaufoy, Jacob Henry Burn (1855)
"The pennies of Alfred bear, in some instances, not only the name of the monier, ... Among those the half-pennies of Alfred were not the least appreciable. ..."