fivepence


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fivepence

(ˈfaɪvpəns)
n
money with a value equal to that of five pennies
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Noun1.fivepence - a coin worth five cents
coin - a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
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'Fivepence farthing for one--Twopence for two,' the Sheep replied.
I think that's a job worth doing, and I hope you do too, even if it costs you fivepence more.
Receipts for that period were PS52 17shillings and fivepence, while expenditure was PS40 11 shillings and threepence.
It is covered in dainty, circular flowers, each about the size of a fivepence piece.
A FIVEPENCE levy on plastic bags came into force in Scotland yesterday - but it wasn't pokey-dokey with all customers as they gave it a mixed reaction.
In 1922,a pint of beer cost five old pennies (about 3p in modern money), while a gallon of petrol cost three shillings and fivepence halfpenny (about 18p in modern money).
We stoop transfixed as the tiny plants, smaller than a fivepence piece, bid a timid, trembling welcome to The Burren - a land rich in historical and archaeological sites.
(For Hoddle, who was not an Army officer, half pay amounted to two shillings and fivepence per day.)