Threepence sentence example
- The expenses of a parish council may not, without the consent of a parish meeting, exceed the amount of a rate of threepence in the for the financial year; but with the consent of the parish meeting the limit may be increased to sixpence, exclusive of expenses under the adoptive acts.
- The average rate of pay to an agricultural labourer is about threepence a day in addition to food, which may cost another penny a day.
- The man had also to pay threepence per dozen to the ' master ' for ' giving out ' of the work.
- The old penny and threepence coins ceased to be legal tender on 31st August 1971, just over six months after D-day.