thrupenny bit


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thrupenny bit

(ˈθrʌpnɪ; -ənɪ; ˈθrɛp-)
n
(Currencies) a variant spelling of threepenny bit
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I have a 1902 silver thrupenny bit which, according to ebay, is worth less than a fiver.
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.
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.
WHY do we have to wait until 2017 for the arrival of the fabulous 'thrupenny bit'?
That you don't give a shiny, thrupenny bit about them.
It's interesting waking up on Christmas morning, you pull your own cracker and go back to sleep, have a TV dinner watching the Queen followed by one of those wonderful individual Christmas puddings of course, putting my mum's silver thrupenny bit under it.
The new dodecagon design - dubbed a Gideon at Westminster after Mr Osborne's real name - is modelled on the old three-penny piece, or thrupenny bit. It is of similar size but made with two different colours and special paint that is much harder to copy.
It also split the leather and these thrupenny bit coins that were stitched into it fell out on the floor.
A whole new world of tanners (sixpenny bits ), thrupenny bits, fractions, half-crowns and hundredweights beckon once again.
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).
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.