Definition of Fourpennies

1. fourpenny [n] - See also: fourpenny



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fourpennies

fourhorn sculpin
fourhorn sculpins
fourier analysis
fourish
fourlegged
fourling
fourlings
fourmarierite
fourneau
fourness
fourpartite
fourpeat
fourpence
fourpences
fourpennies (current term)
fourpenny
fourpenny nail
fourplay
fourplex
fourplexes
fourposter
fourposters
fourragere
fourrageres
fourragère
fourragères
fourrier
fourriers
fours

Literary usage of Fourpennies

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1. Reminiscences Chiefly of Oriel College and the Oxford Movement by Thomas Mozley (1882)
"Mr. Wilberforce. had better take a sovereign's worth of fourpennies in the ... Meanwhile, though he was giving away his fourpennies more freely because they ..."

2. The Practical Teacher by Joseph Hughes (1885)
"Another method of solution was given in a previous number. 3. M. GIBSON.—In a bag are 90 shillings, too sixpences, and 120 fourpennies ; find least number ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"The mare's shoes are a bit slope, she soon wears them down. So of a half-sovereign, "Was it a slape one?" or "There are two slapt fourpennies. ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1872)
"Twelve fourpennies per week are banished from our exchequer!! If we can survive this expression of the opinion of ..."

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