Origin of pence
Related formspence·less, adjective
Definition for pence (2 of 2)
noun, plural pen·nies, (especially collectively for 2, 3) pence.
Origin of penny
Related formspen·nied, adjectiveun·pen·nied, adjective
Can be confusedpenne penny
Examples from the Web for pence
But Pence, who was slated to keynote this conference in just a few minutes?
Much of the praise of Pence is in this vein—he will not embarrass us.
Pence told the crowd, however, that he had only first come to New York 13 years ago, at the age of 40, when he was a congressman.
Pence, with his thick mane of hair and thick build, looks great on a flier.
Republicans, she said, are approaching the Pence camp to have another look.
Pence shivered, in spite of the rum, at the thought of again having to face his tempter.
Since 1898 there has been an upward movement of exchange, the average rate for 1905 having been very nearly 16 pence.
Pence, in his simplicity, could not think that any man could ask another to kill a third in cold blood.
"St. Richard's Pence" afterwards became a fruitful source of income.The Cathedrals of Great Britain|P. H. Ditchfield
Nikolai would like to have taken tickets for the whole thing; but the pence he had about him were only enough for the garden.One of Life's Slaves|Jonas Lauritz Idemil Lie
British Dictionary definitions for pence (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for pence (2 of 2)
noun plural pennies or pence (pɛns)
Word Origin for penny
Idioms and Phrases with pence
In addition to the idioms beginning with penny
- penny for your thoughts, a
- penny pincher
- penny saved is a penny earned, a
- penny wise and pound foolish
- in for a penny, in for a pound
- pinch pennies
- pretty penny
- turn up (like a bad penny)