1. A hundred; as, ten per cent, the proportion of ten parts in a hundred.
2. A United States coin, the hundredth part of a dollar, formerly made of copper, now of copper, tin, and zinc.
3. An old game at cards, supposed to be like piquet; -- so called because 100 points won the game.
n 1: a fractional monetary unit of several countries
2: a coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit
[syn: penny, centime]