half-penny
halfpenny half"pen*ny, half-penny half"-pen*ny(h[=a]"p[e^]n*n[y^] or h[aum]f"-; 277), n.;pl. {Half-pence} (-pens) or {Half-pennies}(-p[e^]n*n[i^]z). An English coin of the value of half a penny, no longer minted; also, the value of half a penny.

Syn: ha'penny. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]


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