fourpence

[ fawr-puh ns, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔr pəns, ˈfoʊr- /

noun British.

a sum of money of the value of four English pennies.

Origin of fourpence

First recorded in 1715–25; four + pence
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fourpence

/ (ˈfɔːpəns) /

noun

a former English silver coin then worth four pennies
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