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Penny-father (A)

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A miser, a penurious person, who “husbands” his pence

Good old penny-father was glad of his liquor.”


Pasquil: Jests (1629).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Penmanship
Penmanship
Pennals [pen-cases]
Pennalism
Pennant
Penniless (The)
Penny (in the sense of pound)
Penny (A)
Penny-a-liner (A)
Penny Dreadfuls
Penny-father (A)
Penny Gaff (A)
Penny Hop (A)
Penny Lattice-house (A)
Penny Pots
Penny Readings
Penny Saved (A)
Penny Weddings
Penny Wise
Pennyroyal
Pennyweight