sixpence

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English[edit]

British sixpence coins (1787)

Etymology[edit]

six +‎ pence

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sixpence (plural sixpences)

  1. A former coin worth six old pence; a tanner.
    Have you got two sixpences for a shilling?
  2. (obsolete, UK) The value of six old pence.
    Finest apples, sixpence each.

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