Synonyms for two bits

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WORD ORIGIN

"quarter," 1730, in reference to the Mexican real, a large coin that was divided into eight bits; see bit (n.1). Two bits would have equaled a quarter of the coin. Hence two-bit (adj.) "cheap, tawdry," first recorded 1929. Cf. piece of eight; see piece (n.)).

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quarter

nounone of four equal parts
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