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[thrip-uh ns] /ˈθrɪp əns/
noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • "For thrippence," said the boatman, hauling the wherry alongside again with his hook.

    Master Skylark John Bennett
  • Yesterday mornin' I got thrippence by hingin' aboot the Royal afore the coches startit.

    Robert Falconer George MacDonald
  • Ye cann't reckon on moor nor thrippence,—an' your own expenses, i' coorse.

  • thrippence—and a slice o' cake,' he added, perceiving that Dicky did not hesitate.

    A Child of the Jago Arthur Morrison

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