Definition of Sixpenny

1. Adjective. Of trifling worth.




Definition of Sixpenny

1. a. Of the value of, or costing, sixpence; as, a sixpenny loaf.

Definition of Sixpenny

1. Adjective. Worth six pennies. ¹

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Definition of Sixpenny

1. worth sixpence [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sixpenny

sixers
sixes
sixes and nines
sixfold
sixfoldness
sixgill
sixgills
sixies
sixish
sixling
sixmos
sixness
sixpence
sixpences
sixpenny (current term)
sixpenny nail
sixscore
sixscores
sixshooter
sixshooters
sixsome
sixsomes
sixte
sixteen
sixteen-penny nail
sixteen hundred
sixteen penny nail
sixteenfold
sixteenish

Literary usage of Sixpenny

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1. English Garner: Ingatherings from Our History & Literature by Edward Arber (1897)
"It is supposed that no one possesses a perfect Set of the Three sixpenny Numbers, which constitute all that ever appeared of PRINCE'S Second Volume All the ..."

2. Musa Medica: A Sheaf of Song and Verse by John Johnston (1897)
"... The sixpenny Doctor. By my medical brethren I'm shunned everywhere ... I fear ; But sorra a ha'p'orth for them do I care ; For I am a sixpenny ..."

3. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776] by Connecticut, Connecticut General Assembly, Connecticut Council, Council of Safety (Conn.)., James Hammond Trumbull, Charles Jeremy Hoadly (1874)
"impowered to issue out and deliver the said sum of fifteen hundred pounds, in twenty shillings, three shilling', two shilling and sixpenny, and two shilling ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law Relating to Highways: Comprehending Turnpike Roads by Robert Wellbeloved (1829)
"to return to the justices the amount of a sixpenny assessment. From Schedule to Stat. 13 Geo. 3. e. 78. — Vide ante, p. 113. Middlesex. ..."

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