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Penny Wise

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Unwise thrift. The whole proverb is Penny wise-and pound foolish, like the man who lost his horse from his penny wisdom in saving the expense of shoeing it afresh when one of its shoes was loose.

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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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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
Pennyworth or Penoth
Pension
Pensioners
Pentacle
Pentapolin
Pentapolis. (Greek, pente polis.)
Pentateuch
Pentecost (Greek, pentecostê, fiftieth)