pennyweight

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noun pen·ny·weight \ˈpe-nē-ˌwāt\

Definition of pennyweight

  1. :  a unit of weight equal to 120 Troy ounce — see weight table

14th Century

First Known Use of pennyweight

14th century


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pennyweight

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noun pen·ny·weight \ˈpen-ē-ˌwāt\

Medical Definition of pennyweight

  1. :  a unit of weight equal to 24 grains


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