Sixpenny
Sixpenny Six"pen`ny, a. Of the value of, or costing, sixpence; as, a sixpenny loaf. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • sixpenny — [sikspen΄ē, sikspə nē] adj. 1. worth or costing sixpence 2. of small worth; cheap 3. designating a size of nails, usually two inches long …   English World dictionary

  • sixpenny — adjective Date: 15th century costing or worth sixpence …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sixpenny — /siks pen ee, peuh nee/, adj. 1. of the amount or value of sixpence; costing sixpence. 2. of trifling value; cheap; paltry. 3. noting a nail 2 in. (5 cm) long. Symbol: 6d [1400 50; late ME; see SIX, PENNY] * * * …   Universalium

  • sixpenny — adjective Worth six pennies. See Also: sixpence …   Wiktionary

  • sixpenny — adj. valued at 6 pennies, costing 6 cents; cheap, inexpensive …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sixpenny — adjective Brit. costing or worth six pence, especially before decimalization (1971) …   English new terms dictionary

  • sixpenny — six·pen·ny …   English syllables

  • sixpenny — six•pen•ny [[t]ˈsɪksˌpɛn i, pə ni[/t]] adj. 1) of the amount or value of sixpence; costing sixpence 2) of trifling value; cheap; paltry 3) bui noting a nail 2 in. (5 cm) long • Etymology: 1400–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • sixpenny — /ˈsɪkspəni/ (say sikspuhnee) adjective 1. of the amount or value of sixpence; costing sixpence. 2. of trifling value; cheap; paltry …   Australian English dictionary

  • sixpenny — adj. Brit. costing or worth six pence, esp. before decimalization …   Useful english dictionary

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