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- (formerly) In the United Kingdom and Ireland, a copper coin worth 1/240 of a pound sterling or Irish pound before decimalisation.
- In the United Kingdom, a copper coin worth 1/100 of a pound sterling; also formerly in Ireland, a coin worth 1/100 of an Irish pound before the introduction of the euro.
- In the US and Canada, a one-cent coin, worth 1/100 of a dollar.
- (1/240 of a pound sterling): old penny
- (1/100 of a pound sterling): new penny (old-fashioned)
- (one-cent coin): cent
1/240 of a pound sterling or Irish pound
1/100 of a pound sterling or Irish pound
one-cent coin in US and Canada See cent
Translations to be checked
The translations below need to be checked by native speakers and inserted into the appropriate table(s) above. The numbering is unreliable.
- Chinese: 便士 (1)
to penny (pennies, pennying, pennied)
- To jam a door shut by inserting pennies between the door frame and the door.
- Herbert had only been at college for a week when his door was pennied by the guys down the hall.
- A female given name.
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