tenpence

noun
ten·​pence | \ British ˈtenpən(t)s \
plural tenpence or tenpences

Definition of tenpence

1 : the sum of ten pennies

Note: Tenpence is usually used of ten British pennies.

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

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History and Etymology for tenpence

ten entry 1 + pence

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“Tenpence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tenpence. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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