Definition of Penny bank

1. Noun. A child's coin bank (often shaped like a pig).

Exact synonyms: Piggy Bank
Generic synonyms: Bank, Coin Bank, Money Box, Savings Bank



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Penny Bank

penny-a-liner
penny-a-liners
penny-ante
penny-pinch
penny-pincher
penny-pinching
penny-pinchings
penny-wise
penny-wise and pound-foolish
penny ante
penny ante poker
penny arcade
penny arcades
penny bank (current term)
penny chew
penny chews
penny dreadful
penny dreadfuls
penny for them
penny for your thoughts
penny in the fusebox
penny pincher
penny pinchers
penny stock
penny stocks

Literary usage of Penny bank

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1. A Plea for Liberty: An Argument Against Socialism and Socialistic by Thomas Mackay, Herbert Spencer (1891)
"Take the National penny bank for example. This was established in 1875, having for its objects to promote thrift by affording facilities for the exercise of ..."

2. A Plea for Liberty: An Argument Against Socialism and Socialistic by Thomas Mackay, Herbert Spencer (1891)
"Take the National penny bank for example. This was established in 1875, having for its objects to promote thrift by affording facilities for the exercise of ..."

3. Transactions of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science by G. W. Hastings, Andr. Edgar, Edw. Pears, Ch. W. Ryalls (1865)
"Mr. WW MORRELL read a paper on " The Proper Sphere of the Savings Bank, the Penny Bank, and the Post Office Savings Bank, as illustrated in the city of York ..."

4. The British Quarterly Review by Robert Vaughan, Henry Allon (1878)
"During the year 1876 the progress of the penny bank movement was in every way satisfactory. Authority was given for 172 penny banks in various parts of the ..."

5. The Nineteenth Century (1886)
"The money received will be invested in the Post Office Savings Bank, on behalf of the above-named penny bank, in the following Names, being tbo« of the ..."

6. The Twentieth Century by Caroline Farrar Ware (1908)
"penny bank is given in the balance-sheet as ' only slightly over 31. Os. I0d., for each deposit,' at 2£ per cent, per annum. And as interest is only paid ..."

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