Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In Anglo-Saxon law, a third part of the fines imposed at the county courts, which was one of the perquisites of the earl of the district.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (A.S. Law) A third part of the profits of fines and penalties imposed at the country court, which was among the perquisites enjoyed by the earl.

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Examples

  • Topics will include the December 13 vote on a new county capital improvements tax, the City of Tulsa's "third-penny" sales tax for capital improvements, due to expire next summer, proposed charter amendments, and other topics pertaining to city government.

    Eastside town hall forum, Wednesday, 6 - 8 - BatesLine

  • Through the third-penny sales tax and these GO bond issues, we're just keeping pace as the needs continue to pile on.

    GO Bonds, GO - BatesLine

  • Our Tulsa World has added more video clips from Mayor Bill LaFortune's September 6 third-penny meeting at the Zarrow Library.

    BatesLine: September 2005 Archives

  • Our Tulsa World has added more video clips from Mayor Bill LaFortune's September 6 third-penny meeting at the Zarrow Library.

    Tulsa roundup - BatesLine

  • The September 2005 story has councilors, including recently-elected Bill Martinson, complaining that LaFortune won't deal directly with the Council on issues like the new third-penny proposal.

    Tulsa roundup - BatesLine

  • The September 2005 story has councilors, including recently-elected Bill Martinson, complaining that LaFortune won't deal directly with the Council on issues like the new third-penny proposal.

    BatesLine: September 2005 Archives

  • Notice too how LaFortune denigrates the billions of dollars Tulsans invested in streets, sewers, and public schools through the third-penny sales tax and city and school general obligation bond issues in the decade before Vision 2025.

    Arena: An ungracious beginning - BatesLine

  • Through the third-penny sales tax and these GO bond issues, we're just keeping pace as the needs continue to pile on.

    BatesLine: April 2005 Archives

  • Topics will include the December 13 vote on a new county capital improvements tax, the City of Tulsa's "third-penny" sales tax for capital improvements, due to expire next summer, proposed charter amendments, and other topics pertaining to city government.

    BatesLine: November 2005 Archives

  • Three boys and three girls each receive 1 halfpenny apple and 2 third-penny apples.

    Amusements in Mathematics

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