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threepenny

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adjective three·pen·ny \ˈthre-p(ə-)nē, ˈthri-, ˈthrə-, US also ˈthrē-ˌpe-nē\

Simple Definition of threepenny

  • : worth three British pennies

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of threepenny

  1. 1 :  costing or worth threepence

  2. 2 :  poor

15th Century

First Known Use of threepenny

15th century


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