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  • n. Plural form of pfennig.


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  • The price is never increased or diminished by less than half a kreutzer, or two pfennigs, that is, one-third of a cent, per mass.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 82, August, 1864

  • Not that it's much cop, I picked it up for a few pfennigs in the Schmuckstrasse.

    Quick crossword No 12,697

  • Slowly one gets used to walk rather than spend twenty pfennigs for the streetcar.

    Daring Young Men

  • Clay and AlaskanExile, My two pfennigs worth: I have a. 30-06 Weatherby Mark V lightweight sporter because you couldn't get teh lightweight sporter in a magnum caliber.

    Lazz Loads: The Short Magnums

  • I would bet every penny that I own (which is not that many pfennigs, unfortunately) that most of the ideas here would have legs in this race.

    Georgia Needs a Nice Nerd December 2--A Post-Veteran's Day Meditation

  • Margret and Klaus Frentzen, schoolteachers from the Rhineland town of Monchengladbach, in cabbage-farming country, had spent years saving their pfennigs for the honeymoon they had never been able to afford.

    What Went Wrong

  • It was scrawled with pen and ink on parchment in 1432 and contains some Medieval consumer-protection guidelines threatening unscrupulous sausage mongers who cut corners and used bad meat with a fine of 24 pfennigs -- or a day's wages.

    Can Detroit Cross Over?

  • He called a number, dropped some pfennigs into the slot and was connected.

    Garden of Beasts

  • Hawkers sold cheap merchandise and fruit, and an artist at a rickety cart would draw your portrait for a few pfennigs.

    Garden of Beasts

  • For the sum of ten pfennigs, Maurice could get his hat filled, and, by the roadside, they would sit down to make a second breakfast off black, luscious cherries, which stained the lips a bluish purple.

    Maurice Guest


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