pennorth (plural pennorths)
- (obsolete, UK) A penny's worth, or an amount of anything one could buy for a penny. The term was used proverbially through the 19th century to refer to "a very small, or the least, amount." It often was spelt penn'orth.
- (cf. ha'porth). Now appears mainly in anthologies and period writing.
- ^ Chris Roberts: Words And Phrases That Have Vanished From Our Language. isbn=978-1-84317-825-5