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pene Play

1. (loan) (noun) pence, penny - a former bronze coin equal to one-two-hundred-and fortieth of a pound. Still a British coin now equal to one-hundredth of a pound.

Kua riro mai i a tātou, ngā tino kūare kē ake i a rātou, te hokonga o ngā whenua, ki te rua pene me te hēpene, i runga anō i tō tātou mōhiotanga (TW 12/2/1875:4). / We are more foolish than them in selling our land at two and half pence, although we did it knowingly.

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