Definitions

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  • n. A game of chance, played by betting on the outcome of two pennies thrown in the air.
  • adj. Having two document pages per printed page.
  • adv. With two people aboard.

Etymologies

From two +‎ up. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • Ohhh. I didn't know it had this name! I knew this as a game played in the eighteenth century, but not by this name. Thanks!

    April 28, 2008

  • It's a gambling game. The Aussie diggers used to play it, so it's a big part of ANZAC Day.

    April 27, 2008

  • But what is two-up?

    April 27, 2008

  • In my town, it's always legal.

    April 27, 2008

  • I just found out that this is only legal on Anzac Day. There's even a specific Act to make it happen.

    April 27, 2008