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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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Now, here is a clear gain, in a very brief period, of no less than one dollar and twenty-five cents -- this is in the mere cases of Snap and Gruff; and I solemnly assure the reader that these extracts are taken at random from my Day-Book.
Two cents a word - twenty dollars a thousand; the check must be a hundred dollars.
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Or else I must go back to my free library books and read of the deeds of other men and do no deeds of my own save slave for ten cents an hour at a machine in a cannery.
Timothy pays his children five cents apiece to go without their suppers, and then steals the cents out of their pockets after they've gone to bed.
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'.
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