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copper penny

copper penny in Medicine

copper penny n.
See sclerotic body.

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  • If there was to be a copper penny saved for him, Arnold, Abe, and I must save it.

    The Great Quest Charles Boardman Hawes
  • Nobody asked for so much as a copper penny, and gruff, cheery voices called after us heartily: Buon viaggio!

    Vistas in Sicily Arthur Stanley Riggs
  • The first English copper penny was struck in Birmingham, and so was the last.

    Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
  • He knew, of course, that if they should guess of what he was thinking his life would not be worth a copper penny.

    The Woman from Outside Hulbert Footner
  • She had not found so much as a flint arrowhead or a copper penny.

    The Phantom Violin Roy J. Snell
  • Take a copper penny and a dime, and clean off any corrosion or film on the coin faces with a bit of fine sandpaper.

  • The jacket was double-breasted and there were three rows down the front, a dozen in each, the size of a copper penny.

  • I am not going to spill over, and I don't care a copper penny whether you really do remember or not!

    The Fighting Chance Robert W. Chambers

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