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fivepence


  • n  a coin worth five cents

  • The government-subsidized bus company, which started the trouble by upping its fare from fourpence to fivepence, would go on collecting the higher fare.
  • Not only does he supply rich milk (at the regulation fivepence a pint), but the van is loaded with vegetables, flowers and fresh fruit, grown on Lord Digby's larger estate at .
  • The Telegraph got off to a fast start 95 years ago by charging twopence when rival dailies were selling for fivepence.
Quotes

  • Bobby Charlton in Telegraph.co.uk
    That was paradise,said Sir Bobby remembering. "It was 15 miles there and it took two shillings and fivepence ha'penny exactly to get us there, get fed, get us in and get back. The first time I ever saw Stanley Matthews, I remember me and...

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