threepence


three·pence

noun \ˈthre-pən(t)s, ˈthri-, ˈthrə-, US also ˈthrē-pen(t)s\

: a coin worth three pennies

: the sum of three British pennies

Full Definition of THREEPENCE

1
plural threepence or three·penc·es :  a coin worth threepence
2
:  the sum of three British pennies

First Known Use of THREEPENCE

1589

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