Definition of Fourpences

1. Noun. (plural of fourpence) ¹



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Definition of Fourpences

1. fourpence [n] - See also: fourpence

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fourpences

fourhanded
fourhorn sculpin
fourhorn sculpins
fourier analysis
fourish
fourlegged
fourling
fourlings
fourmarierite
fourneau
fourness
fourpartite
fourpeat
fourpence
fourpences (current term)
fourpennies
fourpenny
fourpenny nail
fourplay
fourplex
fourplexes
fourposter
fourposters
fourragere
fourrageres
fourragère
fourragères
fourrier
fourriers

Literary usage of Fourpences

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1. The Key to the Tutor's Guide: Or, The Arithmetician's Repository by Charles Vyse (1806)
"6 Any Number of Pounds, &c. may be reduced to Sixpences, fourpences, ... to reduce Pounds, &c. to Sixpences, multiply by 40, if to fourpences by 60, ..."

2. The Little Federal Calculator: Consisting of Questions and Tables to Employ by Roswell Chamberlain Smith (1850)
"Л. Fourpence-halfpennies, or fourpences, sixpences, and fips, ... How many cents are 2 fourpences? [12.J.] How many are 3 fips? [18:j. ..."

3. The Irish School Arithmetic for Intermediate Schools by J. Rogers (1895)
"Is. Sd. to fourpences. (4.) Reduce 900000 farthings to ... Reduce 800 crowns to fourpences. (2.) Reduce 3964 perches to acres, (s.) 15«. 9jd. x 79. (4. ..."

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