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Definition of "eighteenpenny" []

  • Having a value or cost of eighteenpence. (adjective)

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Use "eighteenpenny" in a sentence
  • "On his head he wore one of the common eighteenpenny French skull – caps, with a gaudy tassel dangling therefrom, very happily in keeping with a common fustian coat."
  • "With a shilling or an eighteenpenny message or small parcel in hand, his courage always high, rose higher."
  • "Clubs and the Park, and be discovered, very happy and affable, at an eighteenpenny ordinary in Billingsgate: another gentleman, of great learning and wit, when outrunning the constable (were I to say he was a literary man, some critics would vow that I intended to insult the literary profession), once sent me his address at a little public-house called the “Fox under the Hill,” down a most darksome and cavernous archway in the Strand."
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