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    Default How do I understand "twopence colored"?

    Example: It's indeed twopence colored.



    How do I understand "twopence colored" in this sentence?

    thanks in advance.

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    Default Re: How do I understand "twopence colored"?

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    The reference is to old theatrical prints, and the phrase was made famous in the title of a Stevenson story.

    In your context, perhaps it means 'deluxe' or 'excellent'.
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    Default Re: How do I understand "twopence colored"?

    it is quite worthy as a reference.

    I am very satisfied and delighted.

    Thank you.

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