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twopenny

[tuhp-uh-nee, too-pen-ee] /ˈtʌp ə ni, ˈtuˌpɛn i/
adjective
1.
of the amount or value of twopence.
2.
costing twopence.
3.
of very little value; trifling; worthless.
Also, tuppenny.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; two + penny
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British Dictionary definitions for twopenny

twopenny

/ˈtʌpənɪ/
adjective (mainly Brit)
1.
Also: twopenny-halfpenny. cheap or tawdry
2.
(intensifier) a twopenny damn
3.
worth two pence
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