Definition of threepence
1 : the sum of three pennies ◆Threepence is usually used of three British pennies.
2 : a coin worth three pennies
First Known Use of threepence
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Definition of threepence for English Language Learners
: a coin worth three pennies
: the sum of three British pennies
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