eighteenpences love

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  • n. Plural form of eighteenpence.

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Examples

  • Ive an intellect: a mind and a brain and a soul; and the use he makes of them is to fix them on his tuppences and his eighteenpences and his two pound seventeen and tenpences and see how much they come to at the end of the day and take care that no one steals them.

    Misalliance

  • With another sigh Mr Knag took up the kitchen candles from the counter, and preceded the ladies with mournful steps to a back-parlour, where a charwoman, employed in the absence of the sick servant, and remunerated with certain eighteenpences to be deducted from her wages due, was putting the supper out.

    Nicholas Nickleby

  • And if it was only that, -- do you know what fifty-two eighteenpences come to in a year?

    Mrs. Caudle's Curtain Lectures

  • a charwoman, employed in the absence of the sick servant, and remunerated with certain eighteenpences to be deducted from her wages due, was putting the supper out.

    Nicholas Nickleby

  • "That depends upon how many eighteenpences one possesses.

    Love Eternal

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