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eightpenny

[eyt-pen-ee] /ˈeɪtˌpɛn i/
adjective
1.
noting a nail 2½ inches (64 mm) long.
2.
costing or amounting to the sum of eight pennies. Symbol: 8d.
Origin of eightpenny
1490-1500
First recorded in 1490-1500; eight + penny ( def 5 )
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