lickpenny

lickpenny

(ˈlɪkˌpɛnɪ)
n, pl -nies
something that uses up large amounts of money
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LICKPENNY LARRY (3:15) can take a competitive two-mile chase for Tom Gretton.
A 4lb rise for that success by a length and three-quarters over Lickpenny Larry looks fair - and the seven-year-old, trained by Emma-Jane Bishop, is worth supporting.
Beaten by a good horse Lickpenny Larry last time out and is now on the same mark.
London LickPenny, which follows a poor petitioner's futile attempts to acquire justice without money, concentrates on the corruption of the courts.
IMEV 3759, 'London Lickpenny'; in the listing for British Library MS Harley 367, 'if.