pennyweight

noun
pen·ny·weight | \ ˈpe-nē-ˌwāt \

Definition of pennyweight 

: a unit of weight equal to ¹/₂₀ Troy ounce — see Weights and Measures Table

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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pennyweight

noun
pen·ny·weight | \ ˈpen-ē-ˌwāt \

Medical Definition of pennyweight 

: a unit of weight equal to 24 grains

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