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pence British & World English

Plural form of penny.

p in penny British & World English

A British bronze coin and monetary unit equal to one hundredth of a pound

Peter's pence British & World English

An annual tax of one penny from every householder having land of a certain value, paid to the papal see at Rome from Anglo-Saxon times until discontinued in 1534 after Henry VIII’s break with Rome

Peter's pence New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

tax on land paid to the papal see

halfpenny British & World English

A former British coin equal to half an old or new penny. The last halfpenny was withdrawn in 1984

twopence British & World English

The sum of two pence, especially before decimalization (1971)

threepence British & World English

The sum of three pence, especially before decimalization (1971)