eightpence :

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  • n  a coin worth eight pennies

  • Yet with the demand for yarn ten times greater than in peacetime, the price last week was successfully held to eightpence (14) per ounce, up just a penny from the pre-war level.
  • Minister of Food Lord Woolton had already provided 20 centres for distributing hot meals of beef stew, rice pudding and tea at eightpence each.
  • He is given six shillings, eightpence-a day, and must live on it.

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