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Meaning of "eightpenny" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EIGHTPENNY

eightpenny  [ˈeɪtpənɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EIGHTPENNY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Eightpenny is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES EIGHTPENNY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of eightpenny in the English dictionary

The definition of eightpenny in the dictionary is costing eight pennies.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EIGHTPENNY


accompany
əˈkʌmpənɪ
Albany
ˈɔːlbənɪ
Anthony
ˈæntənɪ
Antony
ˈæntənɪ
balcony
ˈbælkənɪ
Bethany
ˈbɛθənɪ
Brittany
ˈbrɪtənɪ
ceremony
ˈsɛrɪmənɪ
colony
ˈkɒlənɪ
company
ˈkʌmpənɪ
ebony
ˈɛbənɪ
felony
ˈfɛlənɪ
Germany
ˈdʒɜːmənɪ
harmony
ˈhɑːmənɪ
mahogany
məˈhɒɡənɪ
symphony
ˈsɪmfənɪ
tenpenny
ˈtɛnpənɪ
testimony
ˈtɛstɪmənɪ
tiffany
ˈtɪfənɪ
Tuscany
ˈtʌskənɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EIGHTPENNY

eighteenth
eighteenthly
eightfoil
eightfold
eightfoot
eighth
eighth note
eighth-grader
eighthly
eighties
eightieth
eightpence
eightscore
eightsman
eightsome
eightsome reel
eightvo
eighty
eighty-seven
eighty-six

WORDS THAT END LIKE EIGHTPENNY

a bad penny
a pretty penny
catchpenny
fivepenny
fourpenny
halfpenny
ha´penny
jenny
new penny
penny
pinchpenny
scrapepenny
sixpenny
spend a penny
threepenny
truepenny
tuppenny
tuppenny-ha´penny
twalpenny
two a penny
twopenny

Synonyms and antonyms of eightpenny in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «eightpenny» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EIGHTPENNY

Find out the translation of eightpenny to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of eightpenny from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «eightpenny» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

eightpenny
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

eightpenny
570 millions of speakers

English

eightpenny
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

eightpenny
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

eightpenny
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

eightpenny
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

eightpenny
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

eightpenny
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

eightpenny
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Eightpenny
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

eightpenny
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

eightpenny
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

eightpenny
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wolung
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

eightpenny
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

eightpenny
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आठ पेन्सिल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

eightpenny
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

eightpenny
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

eightpenny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

eightpenny
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

eightpenny
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

eightpenny
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

eightpenny
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

eightpenny
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

eightpenny
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of eightpenny

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EIGHTPENNY»

The term «eightpenny» is used very little and occupies the 176.035 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EIGHTPENNY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «eightpenny» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «eightpenny» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about eightpenny

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EIGHTPENNY»

Discover the use of eightpenny in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to eightpenny and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Southwestern Reporter
An eightpenny common nail is generally about 2% inches long, and when that nail passes through that lJ/i inch step there is about 1% inches left to go into the upright to hold it." There was testimony on the part of other witnesses that the ...
2
The Anglo-Saxon
But the rule of Norwich and the admitted practice show that the Court of Guardians, as a third party, does interfere, and the consequence is a six-and- eightpenny rate which seems to have so much horrified the Lawyers. You may have a ...
‎1849
3
The bookbinder's manual [by G. Cowie].
George Cowie (printer.) TABLE L— (continued.) Marked in Quantity in NAMES OF BOARDS. Cbalk. a Cut. Sixpenny Sevenpenny . Eighipenny, thin _____ common thick Tenpenny MIDDLE. Sixpenny Sevenpenny • Eightpenny, thin _____ ...
George Cowie (printer.), 1832
4
Bulletin of the Bureau of Labor
After consultation with several of the leading dealers and experts in the nail and metal trade it was decided to show the prices of eightpenny nails for the whole period and compute relative prices from the prices of those nails, that size and the ...
United States. Dept. of Labor, United States. Bureau of Labor, 1902
5
The Glued Laminated Wooden Arch
After beam was straightened and 57 or 38 nails driven from the top and bottom of the beam (making 75 eightpenny nails through the neutral surface in addition to those present in first test), second test was made. First test on No. 7 made with ...
Thomas Randall Carson Wilson, 1939
6
The London Philatelist
Carmichael had apparently forfeited all claim to consideration, owing to his dilatoriness, and the work of engraving the eightpenny plate was entrusted to H. C. jervis, the engraver of the threepenny “View.” The plate was ready on the 13th May, ...
7
Norfolk Archaeology
This, of course, was largely woodwork, and together with the flooring, which is also mentioned, must have absorbed the mass of nails described under quaint titles : — Great spiking. Sixpenny nails. Middle spiking (midel- Eightpenny nails, ...
8
Bulletin of the Department of Labor
The prices of eightpenny nails shown in Table I and subsequent tables are, then, the base prices of nails increased by the amount above base charged for eightpenny nails according to the various nail cards. Thus the base prices of ...
9
Farmers' Bulletin
Type B. — Section 8 feet long, 12 feet high: Lumber: Ten pieces 2 by 4 inches by 12 feet; three 1 by 6 inches by 10 feet; fifty-eight 1 by 4 inches by 8 feet. Nails: 3% pounds sixpenny, 1% pounds eightpenny. Type C. — Section 8 feet long, 4 feet ...
10
The Anglo-Saxon
But the rule of Norwich and the admitted practice show that the Court of Guardians, as a third party, does interfere, and the consequence is a six-and- eightpenny rate which seems to have so much horrified the Lawyers. You may have a ...
University of Aberdeen. Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies, 1849

4 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EIGHTPENNY»

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1
Prince George's County crime report
Eightpenny Lane, 3700 block, 1:17 p.m. June 14. Excalibur Rd., 15900 block, 2:57 p.m. June 9. Fairwood Pkwy., 12400 block, 9:36 a.m. June ... «Washington Post, Jun 14»
2
Beat The Heat by Fishing After Dark
What I remember most was Mr. BoBo nailing those cats to a pine tree with eightpenny nails, slicing around their heads with a Case jackknife, and pulling off their ... «Field and Stream, Jul 13»
3
Prince George's County home sales
Eightpenny Lane, 3757-Natalie N. Travlee to Bernea L. and Arvellene L. Bell, $163,500. Erma Terr., 3605-Department of Housing and Urban ... «Washington Post, Apr 13»
4
Sounds of the 20th Century, Radio 2, Thursday The 4 O'Clock Show …
There was still rationing: eggs, tea, sugar, soap, coal, meat – "an eightpenny ration of gristle", grumbled an unknown voice – and an election ... «The Independent, Apr 11»

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