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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as twopenny.

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Examples

  • And, indeed, my gudesire, of his ain accord, long forswore baith the pipes and the brandy—it was not even till the year was out, and the fatal day passed, that he would so much as take the fiddle, or drink usquebaugh or tippenny.

    Wandering Willie’s Tale

  • And, indeed, my gudesire, of his ain accord, lang forswore baith the pipes and the brandy - it was not even till the year was out, and the fatal day past, that he would so much as take the fiddle or drink usquebaugh or tippenny.

    Wandering Willie’s Tale

  • And, indeed, my gudesire, of his ain accord, lang forswore baith the pipes and the brandy -- it was not even till the year was out, and the fatal day past, that he would so much as take the fiddle or drink usquebaugh or tippenny.

    Stories by English Authors: Scotland (Selected by Scribners)

  • Wi 'tippenny, we fear nae evil; Wi' usquabae, we'll face the devil!

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  • He'll show you the way, sir, and I'se warrant ye'll be weel put up; for they never turn awa naebody frae the door; and ye'll be come in the canny moment, I'm thinking, for the laird's servant -- that's no to say his body-servant, but the helper like -- rade express by this e'en to fetch the houdie, and he just staid the drinking o 'twa pints o' tippenny to tell us how my leddy was ta'en wi 'her pains.'

    Guy Mannering, Or, the Astrologer — Volume 01

  • He'll show you the way, sir. and I'se warrant ye'll be weel put up; for they never turn awa naebody frae the door; and ye 'll be come in the canny moment, I'm thinking, for the laird's servant -- that's no to say his body-servant, but the helper like -- rade express by this e'en to fetch the houdie, and he just staid the drinking o' twa pints o 'tippenny to tell us how my leddy was ta'en wi' her pains. '

    Guy Mannering, Or, the Astrologer — Complete

  • o 'twa pints o' tippenny to tell us how my leddy was ta'en wi 'her pains.'

    Guy Mannering — Complete

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