- noting a nail 1.5 inches (3.8 centimeters) long.
- noting certain fine nails 1.375 inches (3.5 centimeters) long. Symbol: 4d
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When I was a boy, such a thing was out of the question, as to each paper a fourpenny-halfpenny stamp was attached.East Anglia|J. Ewing Ritchie
Leaving him I went in quest of a fourpenny lodging-house in the East End, and soon found one.Beggars|W. H. (William Henry) Davies
As to the "fourpenny doss," its discomforts are probably mainly owing to its inmates.Highways and Byways in London|Mrs. E. T. Cook.
I went away a bit, thinking no more about it, and met a man I knew and we went into a public house and had a quart o' fourpenny.The Book of the Bush|George Dunderdale
The distribution took place "some years ago," when the fourpenny-piece was in circulation.Amusements in Mathematics|Henry Ernest Dudeney