Penny cress

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Penny cress (Bot) an annual herb of the Mustard family, having round, flat pods like silver pennies (Thlaspi arvense). Also spelled pennycress.
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Usage

In literature:

Fine water cresses, two bunches a penny, Fine new milk, two-pence ha'p'ny a quart!
"A History of the Cries of London" by Charles Hindley
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