fourpence

noun
four·​pence
plural fourpence also fourpences

Definition of fourpence

1 : the sum of four pennies

Note: Fourpence is usually used in reference to British pennies.

2 : a British silver coin worth four pennies now used only as maundy money : groat

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“Fourpence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fourpence. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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