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Definition of the adjective threepenny
What does threepenny mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: -
- used of nail size; 1 1/8 in long
- similar: sized
- of trifling worth
Alternative definition of the adjective threepenny
- Having a value or cost of threepence.
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by Mark A. Robinson
tHe tHreePennY oPerA Further Reading Astaire, Fred. Steps in Time: An Autobiography. New York: It Books, 1959. Springer, John, and Gene Kelly. They Sang! They Danced! They Romanced!: A Pictorial History of the Movie Musical.
by Eric Partridge
threepenny dodger: t. Johnnie. A threepenny piece: Cockneys': earlier C. 20. The former ex its elusiveness: the ref. is to the silver coin. threeponny masher.
by Francis Grose
Threepenny upright. See THREEPENNY UPRIGHT, UPRIGHT MAN. An upright man signifies the chief or principalofa crew. Thevilest, stoutest rogue inthepack isgenerally chosen tothis post, andhas the sole right to thefirst night's lodging with ...
by Lol Henderson, Lee Stacey
The Threepenny Opera had its premiere in Berlin in 1928 to tremen— dous acclaim, with Lotte Lenya playing the part of the prostitute Jenny. The Threepenny Opera was a reworking of The Beggar's Opera, written in the 18th century by John ...
by John Gassner, Edward Quinn
Threepenny Opera. The (Die Drelgroschenoper. I928). A ballad opera by Bertolt BRECHT with music by Kurt Weill. The work consists of a prologue and three acts. with nineteen songs. The Prologue consists of the famous “Ballad of Mack ...
by Karl August Lentzner
The threepenny piece (ruppeny bitto) is the only coin which is specially called little in gypsy, and it is most unlikely that a sixpence would be called a particularly small coin while fourpenny, threepenny, and even twopenny silver coins were in ...
by Michael Patterson
Threepenny. Opera,. The. (Die Dreigroschenoper) Author(s): Bertolt Brecht (with Elisabeth Hauptmann) Date/place of 1st performance: 1928, Berlin Date ...
by Peter Auger
The Threepenny Opera (Die Dreig'roschenoper, 1928) and The Good Person of Szechwan (Die gute Mensch von Sezuan, 1943) are CLASSIC works of EPIC TI- IEATRE. Both plays use the DEUs EX MACHINA DEVICE (a sudden and unlikely ...
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Threepenny Novel by Bertolt Brecht
It features some of the characters from Threepenny Opera but is rather different in its approach and tone
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Scrabble value of T1H4R1E1E1P3E1N1N1Y4
The value of this 10-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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