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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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threepencethree‧pence /ˈθrepəns, ˈθrʌ-/ noun [uncountable]  British English old usePEC three old pence
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threepenceA man got one and eightpence, and threepence allowed for beer.One shilling on Saturday and threepence for an evening were welcome additions to the family income.A Tale of Two Cities: threepence.Vermouth is threepence and brandy sixpence!It saves me threepence on the fare that way.In the end Meredith was forced to accept the threepence thrust into his palm.It was usually threepence ha'penny or fourpence for a single cigar.
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