ninepence

noun nine·pence \British ˈnīnpən(t)s sometimes -īmp-, US " or -īnˌpen-\

Definition of ninepence

plural

ninepence

or

ninepences

  1. 1 :  the sum of nine pennies This term is usually used of British pennies.

  2. 2 :  an old Irish shilling worth in England about nine British pennies

  3. 3 :  the old Spanish real formerly worth in New England about 1212 cents

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