sixteenpenny

[ siks-teen-pen-ee ]
/ ˈsɪksˈtinˌpɛn i /

adjective

noting a nail 3½ inches (9 cm) long. Symbol: 16d

QUIZZES

CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THESE WORDS FROM "LITTLE WOMEN"

"Little Women" may be a classic, but that doesn't mean we all know the meanings of the vocab words from the book. Can you define these words correctly and make Jo proud?
Question 1 of 10
earnest

Origin of sixteenpenny

sixteen + -penny
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