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My indifference to money and my spendthrift ways are disgraceful. You have no idea how reckless I am; how often I practically throw money out of the window. I am always making good resolutions, but the next minute I forget and give the waiter eightpence.
Robert Schumann

Meaning of "eightpence" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EIGHTPENCE

eightpence  [ˈeɪtpəns] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EIGHTPENCE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Eightpence is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES EIGHTPENCE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of eightpence in the English dictionary

The definition of eightpence in the dictionary is the value of eight pennies.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EIGHTPENCE


comeuppance
ˌkʌmˈʌpəns
crepance
ˈkriːpəns
discrepance
dɪsˈkrɛpəns
fippence
ˈfɪpəns
fivepence
ˈfaɪvpəns
fourpence
ˈfɔːpəns
ha´pence
ˈheɪpəns
ninepence
ˈnaɪnpəns
sevenpence
ˈsevənpəns
sixpence
ˈsɪkspəns
tenpence
ˈtenpəns
threepence
ˈθrɛpəns
thruppence
ˈθrʌpəns
tuppence
ˈtʌpəns
twopence
ˈtʌpəns

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EIGHTPENCE

eighteenth
eighteenthly
eightfoil
eightfold
eightfoot
eighth
eighth note
eighth-grader
eighthly
eighties
eightieth
eightpenny
eightscore
eightsman
eightsome
eightsome reel
eightvo
eighty
eighty-seven
eighty-six

WORDS THAT END LIKE EIGHTPENCE

at your convenience
audience
conference
confidence
difference
evidence
experience
halfpence
influence
Lawrence
of the essence
pence
Peter pence
Peter´s pence
political science
presence
reference
residence
science
spence

Synonyms and antonyms of eightpence in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «eightpence» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EIGHTPENCE

Find out the translation of eightpence to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of eightpence from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «eightpence» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

八便士
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ocho peniques
570 millions of speakers

English

eightpence
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

eightpence
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

eightpence
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

восемь пенсов
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

oito pence
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

eightpence
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

huit pence
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lapan kaki
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

eightpence
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

eightpence
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

eightpence
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Eightpence
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

eightpence
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

eightpence
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आठपेन्स
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

eightpence
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

eightpence
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

eightpence
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вісім пенсів
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

eightpence
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

eightpence
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

agt pennies
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

eightpence
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

eightpence
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of eightpence

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EIGHTPENCE»

The term «eightpence» is used very little and occupies the 163.470 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EIGHTPENCE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about eightpence

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QUOTES WITH «EIGHTPENCE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word eightpence.
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Robert Schumann
My indifference to money and my spendthrift ways are disgraceful. You have no idea how reckless I am; how often I practically throw money out of the window. I am always making good resolutions, but the next minute I forget and give the waiter eightpence.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EIGHTPENCE»

Discover the use of eightpence in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to eightpence and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Acts and Resolves, Public and Private, of the Province ...
Seven hundred poundx sixteen shillings and eightpence . Three hundred and forty-six pounds one shilling and eightpence . Five hundred and thirty pounds five shillings Three hundred and forty-two pounds one shilling and eightpence Three  ...
Ellis Ames, Abner Cheney Goodell, John Henry Clifford, 1890
2
Parliamentary Abstracts: Containing the Substance of All ...
Eight shillings and sevenpence Eight shillings and ninepence Eight shillings and threepence Nine shillings Ten shillings and eightpence Eight shillings and threepence Twelve shillings and twopence Ten shillings and ninepence Seven ...
3
Parliamentary abstracts, containing the substance of all ...
Eight shillings and sevenpence Eight shillings and ninepence Eight shillings and threepence Nine shillings Ten shillings and eightpence Eight shillings and threepence Twelve shillings and twopence Ten shillings and ninepence Seven ...
Parliament proc, 1826
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The Edinburgh Annual Register
Diminished Eightpence Seven shillings and ninepence Dorsetshire . . Diminished Sixpence Seven shillings Durham . . . Diminished One shilling Twelve shillings and sixpence Essex .... Diminished Sixpence Nine shillings and fourpence ...
Sir Walter Scott, 1827
5
Pamphlets on Land
I shall put the average royalties in Durham and Northumberland at eightpence per ton on all coal raised. Several North Country gentlemen, representatives of lessors, say that I have put the average royalty too high. Perhaps I have as regards ...
6
An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of ...
of bread, or than six shillings and eightpence of the money of those times, containing four ounces of silver, Tower weight. From these different facts, therefore, we seem to have some reason to conclude that, about the middle of the fourteenth ...
Adam Smith, Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, 2008
7
The Wealth of Nations: An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes ...
We cannot, therefore, be very wrong in supposing that the middle price was not less than one-third of the highest price at which this statute regulates the price of bread, or than six shillings and eightpence of the money of those times, ...
Adam Smith, Jonathan B. Wight, 2007
8
The history of the county of Mayo to the close of the ...
twenty shillings and eightpcnce in the bally of the Corbally,38 twenty shillings and eightpence in Baile Meadhonach, twenty shillings and eight- pence in the bally of Lough Brone,39 twenty shillings and eightpence in the bally of Cill Aodhain ...
Hubert Thomas Knox, 1908
9
An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of ...
We cannot therefore be very wrong in supposing that the middle price was not less than one-third of the highest price at which this statute regulates the price of bread, or than six shillings and eightpence of the money of those times, containing ...
Adam Smith, 1875
10
An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations:
In one of them it is computed at six shillings and eightpence the quarter, in the other at five shillings and eightpence only. In 1512, six shillings and eightpence contained only twoouncesof silver, Tower weight, and were equal toabout ten ...
Garnier and Smith, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EIGHTPENCE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term eightpence is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Church and Crown: Constitutions of Clarendon ShowdownRichard …
... of a relative, Osbert Huitdeniers (whose surname in English is Eightpence) as sheriff's clerk, giving him his first taste of royal administration. «Canterbury Times, Mar 14»
2
Warning over 'Hospice Aid' charity in Exeter
“Hospiscare is your local hospice charity. It provides care at the Exeter hospice and throughout the community. Eighty-eightpence in every £1 ... «Exeter Express and Echo, Jan 14»
3
THE DAUGHTERS OF MARS by Thomas Keneally
Freud, twelve and eightpence. Casement eighteen and seven pence — a lot of extra chocolate bought there, Casement.” This is an extremely ... «Washington Post, Aug 13»
4
Ferdinand Mount: Companies, not the state, must now top up low …
... to one shilling and eightpence, wages were topped up to 11 shillings. The Speenhamland system caught on fast across southern England. «Evening Standard, Jan 13»
5
The skill of oyster shuckers
In 1836 Charles Dickens wrote of oysters costing eightpence for a half-dozen – around £2.20 in today's money. Whereas, at Bentley's prices, ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Dec 12»
6
Waging the good fight
... for this work? ... eightpence per dozen shirts, and at this munificent wage she could, by working her hardest whilst attending to these children, ... «Otago Daily Times, Aug 12»
7
The women pioneers who fell in love with the beautiful game
Tickets cost eightpence for the ground and two shillings for the "Grand Stand". Admission was free for wounded soldiers. England won at a ... «Herald Scotland, Mar 12»
8
Jenny Wren (Our Mutual Friend): My favourite Charles Dickens …
She scolds her “bad child” incessantly, makes him turn out his pockets, and when he produces seven and eightpence halfpenny says, “If you ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Feb 12»
9
A Poor Man's Tale of a Patent
Make the addition yourself, and it'll come to ninety-six pound, seven, and eightpence. No more, and no less. . . . Look at the Home Secretary, ... «Patently-O, Jan 11»
10
Average Private College Tuition: $27293
When we went to college, tuition was a Buffalo nickel and a meal could be had for an eightpence. Sadly, a new survey says that prices are ... «Gawker, Oct 10»

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« EDUCALINGO. Eightpence [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/eightpence>. Jun 2019 ».
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