fortypenny

[ fawr-tee-pen-ee ]
/ ˈfɔr tiˌpɛn i /

adjective

being 5 inches (13 cm) long: a fortypenny nail. Symbol: 40d

Nearby words

  1. forty-sixth,
  2. forty-third,
  3. forty-three,
  4. forty-two,
  5. fortyish,
  6. forum,
  7. forward,
  8. forward bias,
  9. forward delivery,
  10. forward echelon

Origin of fortypenny

First recorded in 1760–70; forty + penny(def 5)

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