(formerly) any of various postal systems delivering mail for a penny a letter.
- Penny press
noun a very inexpensive or free publication, usu. a newspaper; also, the organization which prints such a publication
[pen-ee-roi-uh l] /ˌpɛn iˈrɔɪ əl/ noun 1. an aromatic Old World plant, Mentha pulegium, of the mint family, having clusters of small purple flowers and yielding a pungent essential oil used medicinally and as an insect repellent. 2. Also called mock pennyroyal. a similar, related plant, Hedeoma pulegioides, of eastern North America, having bluish flowers […]
[pen-ee] /ˈpɛn i/ noun 1. a female given name, form of . /ˈpɛnɪ/ noun (pl) pennies, pence (pɛns) 1. Also called (formerly) new penny. (in Britain) a bronze coin having a value equal to one hundredth of a pound p 2. (in Britain before 1971) a bronze or copper coin having a value equal to […]
- Penny shares
plural noun 1. (stock exchange) securities with a low market price, esp less than 20p, enabling small investors to purchase a large number for a relatively small outlay