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tenpenny

(ˈtɛnpənɪ)
adj
(Tools) (prenominal) US and Canadian (of a nail) three inches in length

ten•pen•ny

(ˈtɛnˌpɛn i, -pə ni)

adj.
1. noting a nail 3 in. (7.6 cm) in length. Symbol: 10d.
2. worth or costing ten cents.
[1400–50]
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There is none,'' replied the hermit, ``from the scissors of Delilah, and the tenpenny nail of Jael, to the scimitar of Goliath, at which I am not a match for thee But, if I am to make the election, what sayst thou, good friend, to these trinkets?
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But I did get some nice portraits of the grouse after spending many nights sleeping in that Army surplus pup tent, no more uncomfortable than if I were sleeping on a bed of tenpenny nails.
Sherri Tenpenny, a medical doctor and outspoken critic of vaccines.
All I did was tell what happened when I did errands for my mother, riding my bike from our home in Blanche Street up Broadway to Pointon's, the butchers then onto the Co-op opposite, giving my mother's dividend number, 3045, when I paid, calling at Mitchie's, the ironmongers, on the way back for our usual paraffin and candles and making my final stop at Dibble's bakery for a tenpenny bag of assorted pastries (you got six on Saturday for the price of five).
Sherri Tenpenny wrote: "This is so lovely and brings back so many memories.
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