Definition of Penn'orth

1. Noun. The amount that can be bought for a penny.

Exact synonyms: Pennyworth
Generic synonyms: Worth



Definition of Penn'orth

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of pennorth) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Penn'orth

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penkvilksite
penless
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penman
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Literary usage of Penn'orth

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1. The Chief Elizabethan Dramatists, Excluding Shakespeare by William Allan Neilson (1911)
"Oh, but the hateful name of a penn'orth And then cut i' th' middle of the piece. i« ... May be his mind stood to no more than that, A penn'orth serves him, ..."

2. The Ancient British Drama by Robert Dodsley (1810)
"'Sblood, do'st not hear ? a whole penn'orth : are you deaf? ... May be his mind stood to no more than that ; A penn'orth serves him : and 'mongst trades ..."

3. The Autolycus of the Bookstalls by Walter Jerrold (1902)
"A PENN'ORTH OF COBBETT To the snapper-up of unconsidered trifles from the boxes and stalls on which are exposed for sale those volumes that are at length ..."

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