Pe'ter's pence'

1. an annual tax or tribute, originally of a penny, paid by certain English property owners to the papal see until the Reformation.
2. a voluntary contribution to the pope, made by Roman Catholics. Also,Pe'ter pence".

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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