fourpenny nail

noun

Definition of fourpenny nail

: a nail 1³/₈ inches long by 15¹/₂ gauge

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History and Etymology for fourpenny nail

Middle English fourepenynail nail costing fourpence per hundred, from fourepeny- fourpenny + nail

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“Fourpenny nail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fourpenny%20nail. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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