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1. A coin formerly used in Britain and worth six pennies.
2. The sum of six pennies.
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(Currencies) a small British cupronickel coin with a face value of six pennies, worth 2 (new) pence, not minted since 1970
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n., pl. -pence, -penc•es for 2.
1. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) Brit. a sum of six pennies.
2. (used with a sing. v.) a cupronickel coin of the United Kingdom, the half of a shilling, formerly equal to six pennies: equal to two and one-half new pence after decimalization in 1971.
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|Noun||1.||sixpence - a small coin of the United Kingdom worth six pennies; not minted since 1970|
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
coin - a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
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sixpence[ˈsɪkspəns] N (Brit) (formerly) → seis peniques mpl
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sixpence[ˈsɪkspəns] n (coin) → moneta da sei penny (non più in circolazione legale); (value) → sei penny mpl
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