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threepence n : former cupronickel coin of the United Kingdom equal to three pennies

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  • thrĭpʹəns, /ˈθrɪpəns/, /"TrIp@ns/ or thrĕpʹəns, /ˈθrɛpəns/, /"TrEp@ns/ or thrŭpʹəns, /ˈθrʌpəns/, /"TrVp@ns/
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  1. The amount of money equal to that of three pennies (old or new).
  2. A former (pre-decimalisation) British coin worth three old pennies.


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