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  • adj. Alternative spelling of pennyante.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The game of poker when the amount of the ante is limited to one penny (one cent).


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  • "Norton was now filthier on himself than ever for taking on this job. He had over sixty grand sitting in his wardrobe and could have been out somewhere, anywhere in Australia, having a ball. Instead, he was in a smoke-filled dump putting up with idiots and taking shit from two penny-ante dope dealers."

    - 'Robert Barrett, 'Between the Devlin and the Deep Blue Seas'.

    August 30, 2008