three-cent piece

noun

Definition of three-cent piece

: a silver coin worth three cents issued in the U.S. from 1851 to 1873 or a nickel coin issued from 1865 to 1889

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“Three-cent piece.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/three-cent%20piece. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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