noun, plural pfen·nigs, pfen·ni·ge [German pfen-i-guh]. /German ˈpfɛn ɪ gə/.
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Pfennig, pfen′ig, n. a German copper coin, the hundredth part of a mark.
These fellows beg usually within very small districts, and know every house that is "good" for a meal or a pfennig.Tramping with Tramps|Josiah Flynt
And patting the child on the head, Dr. Sanders gave her a ten-pfennig piece, and asked her who had taught her the poem.Behind the Scenes in Warring Germany|Edward Lyell Fox
They belong to the state, Otto, and if they should be shared with every one in Germany not one man would be a pfennig the better.Walking Shadows|Alfred Noyes
Briquettes are largely used in cities, small slabs of condensed coal that cost one pfennig each.Home Life in Germany|Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick