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peppercorn rent

noun
1.
a rent that is very low or nominal
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  • Prince Charles gave him his house in the lane for twelve years at the peppercorn rent of 6d.

    Haunted London Walter Thornbury
  • Has there been a deed of gift,—perhaps a peppercorn rent, or something of that kind?

    The Vicar of Bullhampton Anthony Trollope

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