- twenty-five cents.
Origin of two bits
An Americanism dating back to 1720–30
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Examples from the Web for two bits
She will tell you much for a silver shilling; but she will tell you more for two-bits.
Ten cents a dozen; two-bits for fifty; half a dollar a hundred.
Reckoned that Bud was up to some cussedness off somewhere, and that he wouldn't answer for any two-bits.
Blessed old "two-bits" and a "dollar six-bits" are the only woolly things left over from the old wild West.Vignettes Of San Francisco
Swell car—poor man with no eats, not even a two-bits flop for tonight.Free Air
Word Origin and History for two bits
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Idioms and Phrases with two bits
see under for two cents.
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