Definitions

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  • adv. With no money.

Etymologies

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penniless +‎ -ly

Examples

  • And then it tapped its forehead significantly, and whispered, "Too bad!" and added (with ill-concealed pleasure at finding new misfortune to talk about) that the Selectmen had told Mr. Dean, the superintendent, that he could call at Dyer's Hotel -- to which Nathaniel, peacefully and pennilessly, had drifted -- and take him out to the Farm.

    Life at High Tide

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