British ˈtenpən(t)s
plural tenpence or tenpences
: the sum of ten pennies

Note: Tenpence is usually used of ten British pennies.

: a token representing ten pennies or a coin worth ten pennies

Word History


ten entry 1 + pence

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“Tenpence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tenpence. Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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