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sixpenny

[siks-pen-ee, -puh-nee] /ˈsɪksˌpɛn i, -pə ni/
adjective
1.
of the amount or value of sixpence; costing sixpence.
2.
of trifling value; cheap; paltry.
3.
noting a nail 2 inches (5 cm) long. Symbol: 6d.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see six, -penny
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British Dictionary definitions for sixpenny

sixpenny

/ˈsɪkspənɪ/
adjective
1.
(prenominal) (of a nail) two inches in length
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