Definition of penny-prick in English:

penny-prick

noun

rare, historical
  • A game in which something is thrown or shot at a penny or other coin (often on a stick) serving as a target.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Maldon (Essex) Court Rolls. From penny + prick.

Pronunciation

penny-prick

/ˌpɛnɪˈprɪk/