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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pen·ny·weight /ˈpɛniˌwet/
 英國重量單位

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 pen·ny·weight /ˈpɛnɪˌwet/ 名詞
 便士重量

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pen·ny·weight n. A troy weight containing twenty-four grains, or the twentieth part of a troy ounce; 1.555 grams; as, a pennyweight of gold or of arsenic.  It is abbreviated dwt or pwt.  It was anciently the weight of a silver penny, whence the name.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 pennyweight
      n : a unit of apothecary weight equal to 24 grains