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ID #5405

two bits

[cf. BIT n., Obs. eighteen cents: 1895 She gave 'im de two bits* [*18 cents]. 'E went an' bought twelve pence* [*cents] rice an' a threppence port (Edwards 94).

Tags: currency, noun

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Last update: 2011-09-13 02:39
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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