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widow's mite

noun
1.
a small contribution given cheerfully by one who can ill afford it. Mark 12:41–44.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95
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widow's mite

noun
1.
a small contribution given by a person who has very little
Word Origin
allusion to Mark 12:43
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