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fivepenny

[fahyv-pen-ee] /ˈfaɪvˌpɛn i/
adjective
1.
noting a nail 1.75 inches (4.4 cm) long. Symbol: 5d.
2.
worth five pence.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; five + -penny
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British Dictionary definitions for five penny

fivepenny

/ˈfaɪvpənɪ/
adjective
1.
(prenominal) (US) (of a nail) one and three-quarters of an inch in length
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