three penny

threepenny

[thrip-uh-nee, threp-, thruhp-; three-pen-ee]
adjective
1.
of the amount or value of threepence.
2.
of little worth.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English; see three, penny

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threepenny

adjective
1. used of nail size; 1 1/8 in long 
2. of trifling worth [syn: sixpenny
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