Pence

Part of speech: noun

Plural of penny. pennies.

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Usage examples "pence":

  1. The late invention of Sir G. Downing's is continued of bringing all the money into the Exchequer; and Sir G. Carteret's three pence is turned for all the money of this act into but a penny per pound, which I am sorry for. - "Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright", Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke.
  2. I try to remember it all, but it is so hard when one doesn't really care two pence how it goes. - "Can You Forgive Her?", Anthony Trollope.
  3. So down he came; for loss of time, Although it grieved him sore, Yet loss of pence, full well he knew, Would trouble him much more. - "Famous Stories Every Child Should Know", Various.