noun Etymology: by contraction Date: 13th century halfpenny

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Ha'penny — Ha pen*ny (h[=a] p[e^]n*n[y^]), n. A half penny. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ha'penny — [ˈheıpni] n another spelling of ↑halfpenny …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ha'penny — var. of HALFPENNY. * * * ha penny, hapenny varr. halfpenny …   Useful english dictionary

  • ha'penny — ha pen|ny [ heıp(ə)ni ] another spelling of halfpenny …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ha'penny — ha ·pen·ny …   English syllables

  • ha'penny — ha •pen•ny [[t]ˈheɪ pə ni, ˈheɪp ni[/t]] n. pl. nies brit. halfpenny …   From formal English to slang

  • ha'penny — n. (British) halfpenny, coin that is used in the United Kingdom and is equal to half a penny (also halfpence) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ha'penny — /hay peuh nee, hayp nee/, n., pl. ha pennies. Brit. halfpenny. * * * …   Universalium

  • ha'penny — /ˈheɪpni/ (say haypnee) noun (plural ha pennies) → halfpenny …   Australian English dictionary

  • ha'penny — noun A halfpenny; a former British coin …   Wiktionary

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