sixpenny

[ siks-pen-ee, -puh-nee ]
/ ˈsɪksˌpɛn i, -pə ni /

adjective

of the amount or value of sixpence; costing sixpence.
of trifling value; cheap; paltry.
noting a nail 2 inches (5 cm) long. Symbol: 6d

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Origin of sixpenny

1400–50; late Middle English; see six, -penny

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British Dictionary definitions for sixpenny

sixpenny
/ (ˈsɪkspənɪ) /

adjective

(prenominal) (of a nail) two inches in length
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