Entry from British & World English dictionary
A blow: I hit her such a fourpenny one that I sent her flying
More example sentences
- Just don't ask us what the title means, or we'll catch you a fourpenny one with our cockroach - sorry, we mean typewriter.
- Political attacks rev up as elections near, and for politicians the impact of fourpenny ones can sometimes trigger a heart attack.
- It shot the pictures off the wall, the blankets off the bed, and managed to give Mike a couple of fourpenny ones as well.
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