threepence

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

three +‎ pence

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

threepence (countable and uncountable, plural threepences)

  1. (uncountable) The amount of money equal to that of three pence (old or new).
  2. (countable, historical) A former (pre-decimalisation) British or Irish coin worth three old pence.

Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]