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pittance

  

      n   a small amount or portion, esp. a meagre allowance of money  
     (C16: from Old French pietance ration, ultimately from Latin pietas duty)  
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pittance

  
  
allowance, chicken feed     (slang)   drop, mite, modicum, peanuts     (slang)   portion, ration, slave wages, trifle  

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