- (obsolete, Britain, thieves' cant) Bread; food.
- 1844, Selby, Charles, London by Night, Act 1, Scene 2:
- As far as injun, pannum, and cheese, and a drop of heavy goes, you are perfectly welcome.
- pannum-bound (“cut of someone's prison allowance”), pannum-fence (“street pastry cook”), pannum-struck (“starving”)
- “pannum” in Albert Barrère and Charles G[odfrey] Leland, compilers and editors, A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant, volume II (L–Z), Edinburgh: The Ballantyne Press, 1889–1890, page 114.
- Farmer, John Stephen (1902) Slang and Its Analogues, volume 5, page 134