Definition of sixpenny in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈsɪkspəni


[attributive] British
Costing or worth six pence, especially before decimalization (1971).
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  • Woolworth's was a threepenny and sixpenny store then.
  • I bought a sixpenny box: Camembert never tasted so good again.
  • Toy horse and foot soldiers came in sixpenny or ninepenny boxes.

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