tuppeny :

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  • s  of trifling worth

  • Cities shall no longer spring up like amorphous patches of skunk cabbage, misshapen, loutish, by every tuppeny estuary or frail river.
  • Artists afterwards famed sometimes got bread by engraving the penny cards, the tuppeny cardsBlake, Flaxman, Cruikshank.
  • Once, during the abortive 1905 revolution, almost as a prank, young Boris rushed out to display "my tuppeny-ha'penny revolutionism which went no further than bravado in the face .

  • Ian Hamilton in Telegraph.co.uk
    And they didn't even acknowledge it,Hamilton tells me from his home near Connell. "It amuses me that for the price of a tuppeny stamp the Nelsons could now own a much larger estate. When I ever see members of the family in the local shops...

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