threepenny bit

thrupenny bit

/ (ˈθrʌpnɪ, -ənɪ, ˈθrɛp-) /

noun

a twelve-sided British coin of nickel-brass, valued at three old pence, obsolete since 1971

Nearby words

  1. three-wheeler,
  2. threefold,
  3. threep,
  4. threepence,
  5. threepenny,
  6. threes and eights,
  7. threescore,
  8. threesome,
  9. threespine stickleback,
  10. thremmatology

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