Definition of Ninepenny

1. Adjective. Used of nail size; 2 3/4 in or 7 cm long.

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Definition of Ninepenny

1. Adjective. Having a value or cost of ninepence. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ninepenny

nine points circles
nine thousand
nine thousand nine hundred and ninety-nine
nine times
nine to five
ninebark
ninebarks
ninefold
ninefoldness
nineholes
ninein
nineish
nineness
ninepence
ninepences
ninepenny (current term)
ninepin
ninepin ball
ninepins
niner
nines
ninescore
ninesies
ninesomes
nineteen
nineteen eighteen
nineteen eighty
nineteen eighty-eight
nineteen eighty-five
nineteen eighty-four

Literary usage of Ninepenny

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1. Essays and Reviews by Edwin Percy Whipple (1883)
"This country is the only country where everybody reads. It is of much importance to know what everybody is reading. How much of this reading is ninepenny ..."

2. The Quaver; or, Songster's pocket companion by Quaver (1844)
"-THE FOUR AND ninepenny HAT. ECONOMY is now the rage, It's strange, so each confesses, To notice in this wond'rous age, How cheapness it progresses 1 But of ..."

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