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fourpence

[ fawr-puhns, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔr pəns, ˈfoʊr- /
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noun British.
a sum of money of the value of four English pennies.
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Origin of fourpence

First recorded in 1715–25; four + pence
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British Dictionary definitions for fourpence

fourpence
/ (ˈfɔːpəns) /

noun
a former English silver coin then worth four pennies
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