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Pennyweight

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So called from being the weight of an Anglo-Norman penny. Dwt. is d = penny wt.

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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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