Pittance

Definition of Pittance

Pit´tance   Pronunciation: pĭt´tans
n.1.An allowance of food bestowed in charity; a mess of victuals; hence, a small charity gift; a dole.
One half only of this pittance was ever given him in money.
- Macaulay.
2.A meager portion, quantity, or allowance; an inconsiderable salary or compensation.
The inconsiderable pittance of faithful professors.
- Fuller.

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ace, alms, alms fee, atom, bit, charity, collection, contribution, dab, dole, donation, donative, dot, dram, dribble, driblet, dwarf, farthing, fleck, flyspeck, fragment, gobbet, grain, granule, groat, hair, half rations, handful, handout, inadequacy, insufficiency, iota, jot, little, little bit, mere subsistence, minim, minimum, minutiae, mite, modicum, molecule, mote, nutshell, offering, offertory, ounce, particle, peanuts, pebble, pinch, point, scrap, scrimption, scruple, shoestring, short allowance, short commons, small potatoes, smidgen, smitch, speck, spoonful, spot, starvation wages, subscription, thimbleful, tiny bit, tithe, tittle, trace, trifling amount, trivia, votive offering, whit
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