Translation of threepence in Spanish:


tres peniques, n.

Pronunciation /ˈθrɛp(ə)ns//ˈθrɛpəns//ˈθrʌp(ə)ns//ˈθriˌpɛns/


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    tres peniques masculine
    • Flowers were also very scarce, narcissus and chrysanthemums being the chief varieties at twopence and threepence per bunch.
    • He had to give threepence for a copy of that paper.
    • Diving exhibitions were popular; people paid threepence to watch them.
    • For the privilege of a few turns on his invention, Bob charged everyone outside the family threepence, but the volunteer got to have a free ride by lifting his legs as the speed increased and they whirled dizzily round and round.
    • Subscriptions were moderate: the usual charge was between half a guinea and a guinea a year, and there were often facilities for borrowing books at the rate of a penny a volume or threepence for the usual three-volume novel.