Definition of ninepenny in US English:

ninepenny

adjective

historical
  • 1Valued at or costing ninepence.

  • 2Designating alternative names for the game of nine men's morris, as "ninepenny marl", "ninepenny miracle", "ninepenny morris".

noun

historical
  • Something costing or worth ninepence. rare.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in William Lithgow (1582–c1645), traveller. From nine + penny.