"catch-penny" Definition

  1. any temporary contrivance to obtain money from the public; penny shows, or cheap exhibitions. Also descriptions of murders which have never taken place.

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Position in the dictionary: 542 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: catch-’em-alive, catchbet, catchy, caterwauling, catever, catgut-scraper, cats and dogs., cattle, cat’s-meat, cat’s-paw
Previous words in the dictionary: cataract, catamaran, cat-lap, cat-in-the-pan, cat-faced, cat and kitten sneaking, cat, castor, cast up accounts, cast

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