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Definition of "elevenpence" [elevenpence]

  • The value of eleven old pennies (noun)

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Use "elevenpence" in a sentence
  • "She gave the beggars five fathoms of calico for the big mainsail, two sticks of tobacco for the chronometer, and a sheath-knife worth elevenpence ha'penny for a hundred fathoms of brand new five-inch manila."
  • "What I think will be admitted is that this list represents about as wise an expenditure as could be contrived; if you had to live on three and elevenpence halfpenny"
  • "The charge was elevenpence, but it was a dark, evil-smelling place, and a notorious haunt of the ‘nancy boys’."