thrupenny

thrupenny

(ˈθrʌpnɪ) or

thruppenny

adj, n
another spelling of threepenny
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I have a 1902 silver thrupenny bit which, according to ebay, is worth less than a fiver.
A whole new world of tanners (sixpenny bits ), thrupenny bits, fractions, half-crowns and hundredweights beckon once again.
I would have found myself shouting out: "Don't forget duck-apple night!" The 1950s celebrations that I remember had kids biting into a Granny Smith, hoping it held a thrupenny bit or a silver sixpence.
For help with feeding THRUPENNY BITS ULTIMATE BREASTFEEDING PILLOW THIS hardwearing, crescentshaped breastfeeding pillow can be tied around the waist to ensure baby won't slip, and will convert into a shopping bag when mum has finished breastfeeding FREIDA'S PANTRY FEEDING BAR THIS nutritious nuts, seeds and oats bar for breastfeeding mums, is created from an old Eastern recipe designed to provide a natural energy source to help beat new mum fatigue and also help with lactation and milk supply (PS3.60 for a pack of three, from www.freidapantry.com).
As for the telephones, they had instructions in seven languages and seemed miraculous after the British antiquities with their thrupenny bits and saucer-sized pennies.
He celebrated with a gusto which suggested that speculation over his future and suggestions of his waning powers had been getting right on his thrupenny bits of late.
Priced PS13.07, www.amazon.co.uk Thrupenny Bits Nursing Covers THICK, double-sided covers designed to give mum privacy while breastfeeding, with soft denim or corduroy straps that go over mum''s head to secure the cover, leaving a gap at the top so she can see baby''s feeding well.
Thrupenny Bits Breastfeeding Pillow A supportive breastfeeding pillow that converts into a slouch bag with a zip when you''ve finished using it, simply by popping out the filler.
Have you ever been off your thrupenny bits on some of these liquid cold remedies?
Brought up in the era when you could go out playing for six weeks in summer, I would be armed with only a bottle of Vimto, sugar butties and several thrupenny bits.
And the superstar beauty fears her thrupenny Brits will go on show on the Internet or even in a glamour mag.
Scruffy urchins like myself would offer some rags or old trinkets in hope of a brass-smelling thrupenny bit or even a shiny new sixpence in exchange.