eightpenny

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

eight +‎ penny

Adjective[edit]

eightpenny (not comparable)

  1. Having a value or cost of eightpence.
    • 1933, George Orwell, Down and Out in Paris and London, Chapter XXXVII, [1]
      In the eightpenny dormitories the beds are comfortable, but there are so many of them (as a rule at least forty to a room), and so close together, that it is impossible to get a quiet night.

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