Definition of Truepenny

1. n. An honest fellow.



Definition of Truepenny

1. [n -NIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Truepenny

truebred
trued
truehearted
trueheartedness
trueing
truel
truelove
truelove knot
trueloves
truely
trueman
truemen
trueness
truenesses
truepennies
truepenny (current term)
truer
trues
truest
truffe
truffes
trufficulture
truffle
truffle hog
truffle hogs
truffle oil
truffle oils
truffled
trufflelike
truffles

Literary usage of Truepenny

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1. A Select Collection of Old English Plays by Robert Dodsley, William Carew Hazlitt (1874)
"truepenny did promise me to run a great pace, My friend Tristram Trusty to fet ... I canl thee thank, truepenny; hath grown on my heel: But Master Tristram ..."

2. Publications by William Shakespeare, New Shakspere Society (London, England) (1885)
"Alph. Why then old truepenny the Duke is now moft violently in labour. ... This is possibly a recollection of Hamlet's ' truepenny ' and ' old mole ' (I. v. ..."

3. Our honeymoon, and other comicalities, from "Punch" (1859)
"said Mr. truepenny, as if the word half stuck between his lips. ... I should hope, Mr. truepenny, that there is good preaching everywhere; that is, ..."

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