of the amount or value of sixpence; costing sixpence.
of trifling value; cheap; paltry.
noting a nail 2 inches (5 centimeters) long. Symbol: 6d
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How to use sixpenny in a sentence
Dreary as it was without, all was comfortable within-doors, and a cheery (one-and-sixpenny) fire crackled in the grate.Penelope's Experiences in Scotland | Kate Douglas Wiggin
And, even as the man who chatted to the author of the sixpenny Guide said, Terry was only a few years before his time.Mushroom Town | Oliver Onions
Mr. Richard Chatburn, of Sprutts, issued three and sixpenny cards.Yorkshire Oddities, Incidents and Strange Events | S. Baring-Gould
Smolletts History of England was published in sixpenny numbers, and had an immediate sale of 20,000 copies.Prices of Books | Henry B. Wheatley
Styles was of the same opinion; but then he was only a member of the "Bull's-eye Bowmen," and Mr. Snuffmore's sixpenny whist club.Bentley's Miscellany, Volume II | Various
British Dictionary definitions for sixpenny
(prenominal) (of a nail) two inches in length
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