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Definition of the adjective threepenny

What does threepenny mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. used of nail size; 1 1/8 in long
  2. of trifling worth

Alternative definition of the adjective threepenny

adjective

  1. Having a value or cost of threepence.

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Google previewThe World of Musicals: An Encyclopedia of Stage, Screen, and Song [2 volumes] (2014)

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.

Google previewA Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2006)

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.

Google preview1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue (2008)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century (2014)

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 ...

Google previewThe Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama (2002)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary of the Slang-English of Australia and of Some Mixed Languages (1892)

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 ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Plays (2015)

by Michael Patterson

Threepenny. Opera,. The. (Die Dreigroschenoper) Author(s): Bertolt Brecht (with Elisabeth Hauptmann) Date/place of 1st performance: 1928, Berlin Date ...

Google previewThe Anthem Dictionary of Literary Terms and Theory (2010)

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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Small photo of Threepenny coin of Duke Albrecht of Prussia 1525 - 1568 - an illustration to articke "Coins" of the encyclopedia publishers Education, St. Petersburg, Russian Empire, 1896Small photo of ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - JUNE 30, 2016: A postmark printed in CANADA, shows Threepenny Beaver, Old postage stamp on a new, circa 2001Small photo of British 3 pence or threepenny piece coinSmall photo of British 3 pence threepenny coin 1967 yearSmall photo of British 3 pence threepenny coin 1967 yearSmall photo of ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - JUNE 30, 2016: A postmark printed in CANADA, shows Threepenny Beaver, Old postage stamp on a new, circa 1951Small photo of ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - JUNE 30, 2016: A postmark printed in CANADA, shows Threepenny Beaver, Old postage stamp on a new, International Philatelic Youth Exhibition, Toronto, May 20-24, circa 1982 More...

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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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