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SIXPENCE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does sixpence mean? 

SIXPENCE (noun)
  The noun SIXPENCE has 1 sense:

1. a small coin of the United Kingdom worth six pennies; not minted since 1970

  Familiarity information: SIXPENCE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SIXPENCE (noun)


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Meaning:

A small coin of the United Kingdom worth six pennies; not minted since 1970

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

sixpence; tanner

Hypernyms ("sixpence" is a kind of...):

coin (a metal piece (usually a disc) used as money)

Domain region:

Britain; GB; Great Britain; U.K.; UK; United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland)


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