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fortypenny

[fawr-tee-pen-ee] /ˈfɔr tiˌpɛn i/
adjective
1.
being 5 inches (13 cm) long: a fortypenny nail. Symbol: 40d.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70; forty + -penny
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