eightpence eightpence

Definition(s):

  • (n) a coin worth eight pennies

Usage(s):

  1. He is given six shillings, eightpence-a day, and must live on it.
  2. Minister of Food Lord Woolton had already provided 20 centres for distributing hot meals of beef stew, rice pudding and tea at eightpence each.
  3. Everybody in the Kingdom drinks tea, has been paying for the cheapest grade about eightpence per pound plus sixpence tax.
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