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Meaning of "twalpenny" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TWALPENNY

twalpenny  [ˈtwɔːlpənɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TWALPENNY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Twalpenny is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES TWALPENNY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of twalpenny in the English dictionary

The definition of twalpenny in the dictionary is twelve pennies, a Scots shilling, or one penny sterling.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TWALPENNY


accompany
əˈkʌmpənɪ
Albany
ˈɔːlbənɪ
Anthony
ˈæntənɪ
Antony
ˈæntənɪ
balcony
ˈbælkənɪ
Bethany
ˈbɛθənɪ
Brittany
ˈbrɪtənɪ
ceremony
ˈsɛrɪmənɪ
colony
ˈkɒlənɪ
company
ˈkʌmpənɪ
ebony
ˈɛbənɪ
felony
ˈfɛlənɪ
Germany
ˈdʒɜːmənɪ
harmony
ˈhɑːmənɪ
mahogany
məˈhɒɡənɪ
symphony
ˈsɪmfənɪ
tenpenny
ˈtɛnpənɪ
testimony
ˈtɛstɪmənɪ
tiffany
ˈtɪfənɪ
Tuscany
ˈtʌskənɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TWALPENNY

twa
twaddle
twaddler
twaddly
twae
twain
twaite shad
twal
twang
twanger
twangingly
twangle
twangler
twangy
twank
twankay
twat
twattle
twattler
twayblade

WORDS THAT END LIKE TWALPENNY

a bad penny
a pretty penny
catchpenny
eightpenny
fivepenny
fourpenny
halfpenny
ha´penny
jenny
new penny
penny
pinchpenny
scrapepenny
sixpenny
spend a penny
threepenny
truepenny
tuppenny
tuppenny-ha´penny
two a penny
twopenny

Synonyms and antonyms of twalpenny in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «twalpenny» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TWALPENNY

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Translator English - Chinese

twalpenny
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

twalpenny
570 millions of speakers

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twalpenny
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

twalpenny
380 millions of speakers
ar

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twalpenny
280 millions of speakers

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twalpenny
278 millions of speakers

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twalpenny
270 millions of speakers

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twalpenny
260 millions of speakers

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twalpenny
220 millions of speakers

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Twalpenny
190 millions of speakers

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twalpenny
180 millions of speakers

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twalpenny
130 millions of speakers

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twalpenny
85 millions of speakers

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Twalpenny
85 millions of speakers
vi

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twalpenny
80 millions of speakers

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twalpenny
75 millions of speakers

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Twalpenny
75 millions of speakers

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twalpenny
70 millions of speakers

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twalpenny
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

twalpenny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

twalpenny
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

twalpenny
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

twalpenny
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

twalpenny
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

twalpenny
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

twalpenny
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of twalpenny

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TWALPENNY»

The term «twalpenny» is used very little and occupies the 175.932 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TWALPENNY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «twalpenny» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «twalpenny» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about twalpenny

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TWALPENNY»

Discover the use of twalpenny in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to twalpenny and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The heather lintie; poetical pieces, chiefly in the Scottish ...
137 Lochar's Lament. A Fragment 143 The Jerry MP.; or, The Twalpenny Lawyer Exhausted 146 Epitaph on Twalpenny Jock 152 Epitaph on A S 157 To Robert Carruthers, Esq. 161 To the Same 165 To Sir Robert Peel, Bart., Prime Minister ...
Roger Quinn, 1866
2
The genius and character of Burns
... The prattling things are just their pride, That sweetens a' their fireside " An' whiles twalpenny worth o' nappy Can mak the bodies unco happy ; They lay aside their private cares, To mend the Kirk and State affairs : They'll talk o' patronage ...
John Wilson, 1845
3
The Works of Robert Burns: With Dr. Currie's Memoir of the ...
An' whiles twalpenny worth o' nappy Can mak' the bodies uneo happy; They lay aside their private eares, To mend the Kirk and State affairs: They'll talk o' patronage and priests, Wi' kindling fury in their breasts, Or tell what new taxation's  ...
Robert Burns, James Currie, 1843
4
The Westminster Review
I'll be sworn ye wad rather hear ae twalpenny clink against another, than have a spring from Rory Dall, if he was coming alive again anes errand. Gang doun the gate to Lucky Gregson's and get the things ye want, and hide there till ele'en ...
‎1824
5
Waverley Novels: Redgauntlet ; [1]
I'll be sworn ye wad rather hear ae twalpenny clink against another, than have a spring from Rory Dall,* if he was coming alive again anes errand. Gang doun the gate to Lucky Gregson's and get the things ye want, and bide there till ele en ...
Walter Scott, 1832
6
Waverley Novels
scraps of broken meat, and perhaps a Scottish " twalpenny," or English penny, which was expended in snuff or whiskey. In fact, these indolent peripatetics suffered much less real hardship and want of food, than the poor peasants from whom ...
Sir Walter Scott, 1871
7
Dublin University magazine: a literary and political journal
... dearest comfort o' their lives Their grushie weans and faithfu' wives, The prattlin ' things are just their pride That sweetens a' their fireside." And though we cannot say that " Whiles twalpenny worth o' nappv Can make the bodies unco happy ...
‎1845
8
The proverbs of Scotland, collected and arranged, with notes ...
... bonny, dootna but she's smart ; The creature's young, she'll shape to ony cast — Nae tree till it be hewn becomes a mast. " — Ross's Helenore. A tricky man's easiest tricket. A turn weel done is sune done. A twalpenny cat may look at a king .
Alexander Hislop (publisher), 1870
9
The poetical works of Robert Burns, ed. by C.C. Clarke
5 An' whyles twalpenny worth o' nappy ne Can mak the bodies unco happy ; • They lay aside their private cares, To mind the Kirk and State affairs : They 'll talk o' patronage and priests, Wi' kindling fury in their breasts, 120 Or tell what new ...
Robert Burns, Charles Cowden Clarke, 1872
10
The Works of Walter Scott, Esq
Gang. llnd man detected this little manoeuvre. ¢=Are ye at it again wi' the siller , ye jadd ? I'll be sworn ye wad rather hear ae twalpenny clink against another, than have a spring from Rory body to say -come in ' or- _l-gae out.' Te1ribly 1'86.
Walter Scott, 1825

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TWALPENNY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term twalpenny is used in the context of the following news items.
1
The Common Riding: Langholm's Great Day
... or to molest this public Fair,they shall be ta'en by order of the Bailey and Toun Cooncil, and their lugs be nailed to the tron wi' a twalpenny nail, and they shall ... «Patheos, Jul 14»
2
Why family history sends one man across the world to be at …
Echoes of that remain with Elliot, as Fair Crier, telling the assembled masses at the top of his voice that their “lugs will be nailed to the tron wi' a twalpenny nail”, ... «Scotland Now, Jul 14»

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