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Difference between Fine as a fiddle and Fine as fivepence

fine as a fiddle(also: fit as a fiddle) in excellent form or health:

  • There you are, Stanley. Looking as fine as a fiddle.

fine as fivepence —(also: fine as five pence)

1. (of clothes) smart or becoming:

  • Theodore’s own clothing looked as fine as five pence.

2. (of people) smartly dressed:

  • Kitty … could not compete with Anne, who was fine as fivepence in a violet pelisse and bonnet.