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CENT, money. A copper coin of the United States of the value of ten mills; ten of them are equal to a dime, and one hundred, to one dollar. Each cent is required to contain one hundred and sixty-eight grains. Act of January 18th, 1837, 4 Sharsw. cont. of Story',s L. U. S. 2524.

Cent. 102; 11 Co. 30.

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Of course we can't afford to take these structures down under a bonus of five hundred per cent upon the prime cost of our lot and plaster.
Five dollars for five thousand words, ten words for a cent, the market price for art.
Five dollars for five thousand words, ten words for a cent - that particular thought took up its residence in his brain, and he could no more escape it than he could the "$3.
Three dollars and twelve and a half cents," she supplied quickly.
Three dollars an' twelve an' a half cents I'm jiggered out of on the room I'm rentin'.
The little boy had the cent ready, but, like a true-born Yankee, would have preferred the better bargain to the worse.
If my memory be right they amount to twenty per cent.
The personal interview looks as if there were no trickery, and then no one could object to five per cent.
You could draw my pension, and repay yourselves at the rate, say, of L500 a year, taking your five per cent interest as well.
The purse'll be sixty-five per cent of the gate receipts.
What will sixty-five per cent of the gate receipts be?
5 cents, to 47 cents/lb, and July saw much lower spot prices for the first time in a long time.