ninepenny
ninepenny inepenny adj. 1. 2-3/4 in or 7 cm long; -- used of nail size; as, a ninepenny nail. [WordNet 1.5]

2. costing 9 cents (US) or 5 pence (Britain). [WordNet 1.5]


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  • ninepenny — /nuyn pen ee/; for 2 also /nuyn peuh nee/, adj. 1. noting a nail 23/4 in. (7 cm) long. Symbol: 9d 2. of the value of ninepence. [1820 30; NINE + PENNY] * * * …   Universalium

  • ninepenny — adjective Having a value or cost of ninepence …   Wiktionary

  • ninepenny — nine·pen·ny …   English syllables

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