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threepence

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈθrʌp.əns/ old use
a small brass coin used in Britain until 1971, or an earlier silver-coloured coin, which was worth three old pennies, or this amount of money
Translations of “threepence”
in Chinese (Traditional) (英國舊時的)三便士硬幣…
in Chinese (Simplified) (英国旧时的)三便士硬币…
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