tuppenny

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tuppenny (not comparable)

  1. (UK, becoming old-fashioned) Literally, worth tuppence (two pence); of little value or status.
    • Pop Goes the Weasel, a well-known English nursery rhyme
      Half a pound of tuppenny rice,
      Half a pound of treacle.
      That’s the way the money goes,
      Pop! goes the weasel.

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