tuppence

tuppence

n. 1. [contraction from two pence.] A former U.K. silver coin; a U.K. bronze decimal coin worth two pennies.
Syn. -- twopence
[WordNet 1.5]

Tupperware

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Tup"per ware

(?), n. [Trade name.] 1. the collective trade name for a type of plastic food-storage container with a translucent bottom and a close-fitting lid designed to seal the container tightly. It is in common use in the late 20th century and early 21st century in the U. S. It comes in a variety of shapes and sizes, suitable for storing a variety of items. Also used attributively. She saved the leftovers in a couple of Tupperware containers.
[PJC]

 

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