from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British Variant of twopence.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Two pence (in pre- or post-decimalisation currency).
- n. Opinion.
- n. Vulva or vagina.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A former U.K. silver coin; a U.K. bronze decimal coin worth two pennies.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a former United Kingdom silver coin; United Kingdom bronze decimal coin worth two pennies
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I calls tuppence uncommon cheap to be warm for so many hours. "
Meat: The weekly meat ration is allowed to cost 1/2d, and the "tuppence" is supposed to be corned meat.
"It's to be hoped as none of 'em won't meet their deaths out there among the sands this fearful night," she added, as Ned took the glass from her, and deposited his "tuppence" in the tray in payment therefor.
Add the vagueness that comes from (albeit excellent) translation, and the fact that the translation would occasionally cut off for a second because my mic seemed to be interfering with my headphones, and I sort of didn't want to be throwing in my tuppence-worth based on miscomprehension of the points being made by others.
Sure to encourage others to put in their tuppence worth?
She's not worth tuppence on it if any kind of a sea kicks up, and it's ripe for a nor'wester any moment now.
Would be great to hear the input and suggestions of subs and copy editors, or go to the wiki and add your tuppence worth there.
Why it's still going The warm, buttery plots and familiar, approachable cast remind older viewers of the days when they could buy a pint for tuppence ha'penny and still have change for a misjudged June Whitfield cameo.
If you have a moment, would you also give me your ‘tuppence’ worth of advice please?
Samantha Bee offers her 'tuppence' for the royal nuptials.