truepenny

noun
true·​pen·​ny | \ ˈtrü-ˌpe-nē \

Definition of truepenny

: an honest or trusty person

First Known Use of truepenny

circa 1556, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of truepenny was circa 1556

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