threepennyworth

threepennyworth

(ˌθriːˈpɛnəθ; ˌθriːˈpənɪˌwɜːθ)
n
an amount having the value or price of threepence
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At this foreshadowing of a desolate decease, the wicked old boy would whine and whimper, and would sit shaking himself into the lowest of low spirits, until such time as he could shake himself out of the house and shake another threepennyworth into himself.
They each gave him a tanner - sixpence - for a fish and threepennyworth of chips.
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