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threepence

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

Simple Definition of threepence

  • : a coin worth three pennies

  • : the sum of three British pennies

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of threepence

  1. 1 plural threepence or threepences :  a coin worth threepence

  2. 2 :  the sum of three British pennies

1589

First Known Use of threepence

1589


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