Origin of tuppence
Definition for tuppence (2 of 2)
noun, plural two·pence, two·pen·ces for 2–4.
Examples from the Web for tuppence
Tuppence announced him, and Mrs. Vandemeyer rose from her seat on a low divan with a quick murmur of pleasure.
As he did not seem inclined to open the conversation, Tuppence was forced to begin.
Please, sir,” said Tottie to the penny banker, “I wants to pay in tuppence.Post Haste|R.M. Ballantyne
"We advertised to receive information, not to give it," said Tuppence severely.
The mood was so alien to him that Tuppence turned and stared at him in surprise.