Old-penny Definition

noun

The pre-decimalisation United Kingdom penny, 1/240 of an old pound. Symbol: d.

Wiktionary

A coin worth one old penny.

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Other Word Forms of Old-penny

Noun

Singular:
old-penny
Plural:
old-pence, old-pennies

Origin of Old-penny

  • Retronym for penny to avoid confusion with the new penny.

    From Wiktionary

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