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n. - Former cupronickel coin of the United Kingdom

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Usage examples (29)
  • If you doubt the truth of this statement you have only to come round to my place, where you can see for yourself the threepence, which is still in my possession.
  • Beds were to be had there at threepence and sixpence.
  • Hot Cross Buns will probably cost threepence this year.
  • Each dinner cost, therefore, a fraction less than threepence.
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