ninepence : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a coin worth nine pennies
- One day in 1932, Gladys left Liverpool Street carrying a bedroll, a kettle and saucepan, a suitcase of canned food, ninepence in cash and a thin packet of travelers' checks.
- For as little (or as much) as one shilling ninepence, the determined pleasure seeker may numb his insides with a 'frosted chocolate snowball' (frozen soya bean flour with mock .
- The nine Liberals had decided to vote with the Tories against the government's proposal for a ninepence a gallon increase in the gasoline tax.
- Kevin Rudd in Sydney Morning Herald
In fact the public coffers stood at ninepence,said Mr Rudd. "There is a continuity to this theme with Queensland under treasurers always understating the case when it comes to the actual state of Queensland finances as they make...