denier (n.) Old form(s): deniere
tenth of a penny [trivial sum, paltry amount]
1H4 III.iii.78[Falstaff to Hostess] I'll not pay a denier
R3 I.ii.251[Richard alone] My dukedom to a beggarly denier / I do mistake my person all this while!
TS induction.1.7[Sly to Hostess, of paying for broken glasses] No, not a denier
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