Pen`ny   Pronunciation: pĕn´nŷ
a.1.Denoting the weight in pounds for one thousand; - used in combination, with respect to nails; as, tenpenny nails, nails of which one thousand weight ten pounds.
n.1.A former English coin, originally of copper, then of bronze, the twelfth part of an English shilling in account value, and equal to four farthings, or about two cents; - usually indicated by the abbreviation d. (the initial of denarius).
2.Any small sum or coin; a groat; a stiver.
3.Money, in general; as, to turn an honest penny.
4.(Script.) See Denarius.
Penny cress
(Bot.) an annual herb of the Mustard family, having round, flat pods like silver pennies (Thlaspi arvense). Also spelled pennycress.
Penny dog
(Zool.) a kind of shark found on the South coast of Britain: the tope.
- Dr. Prior.
Penny pincher
a penurious person; a miser; a niggard. The latter phrase is now obsolete.
Penny grass
(Bot.) pennyroyal.
- Robinson (More's Utopia).
Penny post
a post carrying a letter for a penny; also, a mail carrier.
Penny wise
wise or prudent only in small matters; saving small sums while losing larger; penny-wise; - used chiefly in the phrase, penny wise and pound foolish.
a.1.Worth or costing one penny; as, penny candy.
Noun1.penny - a fractional monetary unit of Ireland and the United Kingdom; equal to one hundredth of a pound
2.penny - a coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit
Synonyms: cent, centime

PENNY. The name of an English coin of the value of one-twelfth part of a shilling. While the United States were colonies, each adopted a monetary system composed of pounds, shillings, and pence. The penny varied in value in the different colonies.

To see pennies in your dream, indicates your fear of poverty or some financial loss. It is also often connected with your talents, energies, and perseverance. Do not underestimate your ability. If the penny is shiny, then it signifies luck.C, C-note, G, G-note, bawbee, buck, cartwheel, cent, century, copper, crown, dime, dollar, dollar bill, farthing, fifty cents, fin, fish, five cents, five hundred dollars, five-dollar bill, five-hundred-dollar bill, five-spot, fiver, florin, four bits, fourpence, fourpenny, frogskin, grand, groat, guinea, half G, half a C, half crown, half dollar, half grand, halfpenny, hundred-dollar bill, iron man, mag, meg, mill, mite, monkey, new pence, nickel, np, p, pence, pony, pound, quarter, quid, red cent, sawbuck, shilling, silver dollar, sixpence, skin, smacker, ten cents, ten-spot, tenner, thousand dollars, thousand-dollar bill, threepence, threepenny bit, thrippence, tuppence, twenty-dollar bill, twenty-five cents, two bits, two-dollar bill, two-spot, twopence, yard
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Pennisetum Americanum
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Pennisetum glaucum
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Pennistum villosum
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Pennsylvanian period
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