pennyworth (plural pennyworths)

  1. The amount#Noun|amount that can be buy#Verb|bought for a penny.
  2. A small value#Noun|value or quantity.
    • c. 1591–1595, [William Shakespeare], […] Romeo and Iuliet. […] (Second Quarto), London: Printed by Thomas Creede, for Cuthbert Burby, […], published 1599, OCLC 222309388 ↗, [Act IV, scene v] ↗:
      Why Lambe, why Lady, fie you ſluggabed, / Why Loue I ſay, Madam, ſweeteheart, why Bride: / What not a word, you take your penniworths now, / Sleepe for a weeke, {{...}
  3. (dated) A good bargain.

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