ninepence: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (nīn'pens", -puns), [key]
— n.
  1. nine pennies.
  2. a former shilling of Great Britain, issued under Elizabeth I for use in Ireland, debased so that it was used in England as a ninepenny piece.
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