twopenny

adjective
two·​pen·​ny | \ ˈtəp-nē How to pronounce twopenny (audio) , ˈtə-pə-, US also ˈtü-ˌpe-nē How to pronounce twopenny (audio) \

Definition of twopenny

: costing or worth twopence

First Known Use of twopenny

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Twopenny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/twopenny. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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