- eleven + pence (Wiktionary)
“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’.”
“Dingley frets to see Stella lose that four and elevenpence, the other night.”
“It had cost him ten and elevenpence; but what an agony of nervousness it had cost him!”
“When he brought the blouse home Annie kissed him and said it was very pretty and stylish; but when she heard the price she threw the blouse on the table and said it was a regular swindle to charge ten and elevenpence for it.”
“They were, however, soon driven from the market by French manufacturers, who sold a great gross -- that is, twelve gross, each of twelve dozen -- for the ridiculously small sum of elevenpence.”
“He's got a sugar in his window at three-ha'pence; one great placard quoting primest butter at elevenpence; another setting forth that a quarter pound of tea would be given away with every half-crown spent in the shop.”
“Eight and elevenpence halfpenny if you please, ma'am.”
“Whereupon the Heelandman bought a Kilmarnock nichtcap, price elevenpence happeny, frae Mr. Weft, and paid him wi 'part of the very note that brocht on the ferly I hae just been relating.”
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