- 14th century contraction of penies ("pennies"), collective plural of penny. (Wiktionary)
“Another suitor may break cover now that GE has laid its cards on the table and indicated that 750 pence is the upper end of its price range," Mr. Morris said.”
“If pence is so stupid to think if Obama speaks out about the election in Iran it will help the opposition, he has no business in congress.”
“George I. granted a patent to William Wood in 1737 for coining pence and halfpence for Ireland, but he coined them of smaller size than was stipulated in the patent.”
“‘To be sure,’ said Mrs Nickleby, crying bitterly, ‘he is a brute, a monster; and the walls are very bare, and want painting too, and I have had this ceiling whitewashed at the expense of eighteen – pence, which is a very distressing thing, considering that it is so much gone into your uncle’s pocket.”
“In this place their money is made of a kind of siluer round and thicke, to the value of twentie pence, which is very good siluer.”
“But now a penny and zuz are the same: "They call pence, in the language of the Gemara, zuzim.”
“Jerusalem, at Rome, is to be seene one of those thirtie pence, which is wholly like to that in the Church of the Temple, in the citty of”
“A breezy disregard for the preservation of the pence was a family trait.”
“Before the cable was laid, the rates were five and tu'pence a word.”
“You ought to be informed that the forfeits began with the year, and that every night of non-attendance incurs the mulct of three-pence, that is, nine pence a week.”
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This started out as a Scrabble list, so I'm personally limiting myself to listing words which are acceptable in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, but go ahead and list whatever you can find...
words with unusual plurals - singular form being the plural form, obsolete formations without 's', etc.
An act for the better securing the liberty of the subject, and for prevention of imprisonments beyond the seas.
WHEREAS great delays have been used by sheriffs, gaolers and other offi...
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