- Canadian Informal. a two-dollar coin.
Origin of twoonie
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When her husband did not return, Toonie's wife became a kind of a widow.
Toonie could not understand what the old fellow meant, and he could not speak to him.
But when they found that Toonie still held him, quickly they all let go.
As for Toonie, he went on right over the top of Drundle Head, keeping his eyes well to the right; but never a fairy did he see.
And so she cried until her child was born and named little Toonie in memory of his lost father.
- Canadian informal a Canadian two-dollar coin