sixpence

noun
six·​pence | \ ˈsiks-pən(t)s, US also -ˌpen(t)s\

Definition of sixpence 

1 : a former British monetary unit equal to six pennies
2 plural sixpence or sixpences : a coin worth sixpence

First Known Use of sixpence

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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sixpence

noun

English Language Learners Definition of sixpence

: a coin formerly used in Britain that was worth six pennies

sixpence

noun
six·​pence | \ ˈsiks-pens \

Kids Definition of sixpence

1 : the sum of six pence
2 : an old British coin worth six pence

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