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Words nearby threepenny bit
Example sentences from the Web for threepenny bit
It came up, and it was very dusty—and under it we found my threepenny-bit that I lost ages ago, which shows what Eliza is.The Story of the Treasure Seekers|E. Nesbit
I have elevenpence in stamps, and that, with the threepenny-bit we picked up off the floor of the bus, makes eight shillings.A Safety Match|Ian Hay
Gwethyn even felt the bottom of her coat, in case a threepenny-bit could have strayed between the material and the lining.The Jolliest Term on Record|Angela Brazil
The customary unit of expenditure is the threepenny-bit or “tickey.”
For all the luxury to be got out of that impersonal gift, one might just as well drop a threepenny-bit into the crimson bag.The Golden Butterfly|Walter Besant