widow's mite

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widow’s mite

poor woman’s contribution of all she had. [N.T.: Mark, 12: 42–44; Luke 21:2–4]
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Mack's final comment of Ted Johnson using widow's mite to fly around the world to play a game is beneath response.
Such is the price of piety two millennia down the line from the parable of the widow's mites.