four-penny

fourpenny

[fawr-pen-ee, -puh-nee, fohr-]
adjective
1.
Carpentry.
a.
noting a nail 1.5 inches (3.8 cm) long.
b.
noting certain fine nails 1.375 inches (3.5 cm) long. Symbol: 4d
2.
British. of the amount or value of fourpence.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English. See four, penny

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fourpenny (ˈfɔːpənɪ)
 
adj
slang (Brit) a blow, esp with the fist

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