(W.I.) a small copper or silver coin.
|Willshire Squeeze 31: Pepper and limes, and salt sometimes, / Cost four dogs more. [...] A bit is the twelfth-part of a dollar, and 6 dogs is a bit.|
|Willshire Squeeze 78: A black dog (a penny half-penny) buys trouble, and a hundred pound can’t clear you of it.‘Sayings of the Negroes’ in|