ten-penny

tenpenny

[ten-pen-ee, -puh-nee]
adjective
1.
noting a nail 3 inches (7.6 cm) in length. Symbol: 10d.
2.
worth or costing 10 cents.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English; see ten, penny

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tenpenny (ˈtɛnpənɪ)
 
adj
(US), (Canadian) (prenominal) (of a nail) three inches in length

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