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Friday, August 26, 2016
Definitions for truepenny
  1. a trusty, honest fellow.

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Citations for truepenny
Ha, ha, boy, say'st thou so, art thou there trupenny? William Shakespeare, Hamlet, 1604
One can see clearly he's a baw-cock--a true-penny, and a fellow scholar to boot. Jeffrey E. Barlough, The House in the High Wood, 2001
Origin of truepenny
1580-1590
Truepenny entered English in the mid-1500s.
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