Worth [so many] years' purchase

Definition of Worth [so many] years' purchase

not worth a day's purchase in the same as saying one will not live a day, or is in imminentperil.
- Berkeley.
a phrase by which the value or cost of a thing is expressed in the length of time required for the income to amount to the purchasing price; as, he bought the estate at a twenty years' purchase. To say one's life is

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