Ninepences
Ninepence Nine"pence, n.; pl. {Ninepences}. 1. An old English silver coin, worth nine pence. [1913 Webster]

2. A New England name for the Spanish real, a coin formerly current in the United States, as valued at twelve and a half cents. [1913 Webster]


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  • Ninepence — Nine pence, n.; pl. {Ninepences}. 1. An old English silver coin, worth nine pence. [1913 Webster] 2. A New England name for the Spanish real, a coin formerly current in the United States, as valued at twelve and a half cents. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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