ninepenny

ninepenny

[nahyn-pen-ee; for 2 also nahyn-puh-nee]
adjective
1.
noting a nail 2.75 inches (7 cm) long. Symbol: 9d
2.
of the value of ninepence.

Origin:
1820–30; nine + penny

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