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fivepenny

[fahyv-pen-ee] /ˈfaɪvˌpɛn i/
adjective
1.
noting a nail 1.75 inches (4.4 cm) long. Symbol: 5d.
2.
worth five pence.
Origin of fivepenny
1790-1800
First recorded in 1790-1800; five + penny ( def 5 )
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fivepenny

/ˈfaɪvpənɪ/
adjective
1.
(prenominal) (US) (of a nail) one and three-quarters of an inch in length
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