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tuppence

[ tuhp-uhns ]
/ ˈtʌp əns /
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noun British.
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Origin of tuppence

1505–15; earlier tuppens, reduction of twopence

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British Dictionary definitions for tuppence

tuppence
/ (ˈtʌpəns) /

noun
British a variant spelling of twopence
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