Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An arithmetical table for the easy conversion of pounds and shillings into pence, or vice versa.

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Examples

  • Mr. Pumblechook then put me through my pence-table from "twelve pence make one shilling," up to

    Great Expectations

  • Mr Pumblechook then put me through my pence-table from ` twelve pence make one shilling, 'up to ` forty pence make three and fourpence,' and then triumphantly demanded, as if he had done for me, ` Now!

    Great Expectations

  • Mr. Pumblechook then put me through my pence-table from "twelve pence make one shilling," up to "forty pence make three and fourpence," and then triumphantly demanded, as if he had done for me, "Now!

    Great Expectations

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