Entry from British & World English dictionary
Costing or worth four pence, especially before decimalization (1971).
- Sometimes it seems as if the world and his wife have turned up to add their fourpenny worth.
- And altogether I paid pretty dear for my monthly fourpenny piece, in the shape of these abominable fancies.
- Now the fourpenny hop was great old crack as the boys and girls were there in their finery, dressed to kill, as they'd say.
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