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[thruhp-uh ns]
  1. threepence.
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Examples from the Web for thruppence

Historical Examples

  • A tray bit, missus—just thruppence—a mouldy thruppence to get a livener.


    M. Leonora Eyles

  • It's chuckens an' chops an' new-laid heggs—yer did say new-laid heggs at thruppence each didn't yer, Mrs. Cricket?

  • But you know, whenever there's a new chum about that he can get thruppence out of, it's poor Ma for the scrubbing.


    M. Leonora Eyles

  • Thruppence ain't no good to me—two shillings is what I want out o' you—a florin—'j'ear me?

  • Out comes the sarvint vith tuppence or thruppence, and a horder for me to "move on."