six·​pen·​ny ˈsiks-pə-nē How to pronounce sixpenny (audio)
 US also  -ˌpe-nē
: costing or worth sixpence

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sixpenny was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Sixpenny.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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