brass+farthing

  • 1 brass farthing — noun (informal) Something of very little or no value • • • Main Entry: ↑brass …

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  • 2 brass farthing — noun Something worthless or of small value. The man, as a matter of fact, under no circumstances, ever cared a brass farthing for what I or anybody else in his ship thought. Syn: plug nickel, plugged nickel See Also: not worth a brass farthing …

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  • 3 brass farthing —  1. Coin of smallest value.  2. not care or give a brass farthing Not care in the slightest …

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  • 4 brass farthing — coin worth less that a penny; something with very little value …

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  • 5 not worth a brass farthing — adjective Worth nothing or next to nothing. Ones own private knowledge of a mans character is not worth a brass farthing as legal evidence. Syn: good for nothing, not worth a plug nickel, rubbish, worthless See Also: brass fa …

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  • 6 care a brass farthing — • give a hang • care a brass farthing • care a button • care a damn • care a farthing • care a fig • care a hang • care a hoot • care a pin • care a rap • care a straw • care a whistle • care two pins about (from Idioms in Speech) in negative: to …

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  • 7 care a brass farthing, a damn, a fig, a monkey's toss*, a rap, a tinker's cuss, not to —  Not to care in the slightest …

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  • 8 Farthing (British coin) — A farthing (meaning fourth part ) was a British coin worth one quarter of a penny and 1/960 of a pound sterling, slightly over a mill division in other currencies. Such coins were first minted in England in the 13th century, and continued to be… …

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  • 9 brass — n. & adj. n. 1 a yellow alloy of copper and zinc. 2 a an ornament or other decorated piece of brass. b brass objects collectively. 3 Mus. brass wind instruments (including trumpet, horn, trombone) forming a band or a section of an orchestra. 4… …

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  • 10 farthing — Synonyms and related words: a continental, a curse, a damn, a darn, a hoot, ace, atom, bagatelle, bauble, bawbee, bean, bibelot, bit, brass farthing, button, cent, crown, curio, dab, dole, dollar, dot, dram, dribble, driblet, dwarf, farce,… …

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  • 11 care a farthing — • give a hang • care a brass farthing • care a button • care a damn • care a farthing • care a fig • care a hang • care a hoot • care a pin • care a rap • care a straw • care a whistle • care two pins about (from Idioms in Speech) in negative: to …

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  • 12 razoo — not a brass razoo No money at all. A razoo is a non existent coin of trivial value. The origin of the term is unknown, although it is possibly a corruption of the French coin called a sou. The expression is always used in the negative We did all… …

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  • 13 plug nickel — noun A nearly worthless amount, referring to a nickel (US five cent coin) with a hole in it where a plug has been removed. Others estimate that each consumers data is virtually worthless to the consumer; Most of [consumers] information, on an… …

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  • 14 bagatelle — Synonyms and related words: a continental, a curse, a damn, a darn, a hoot, bauble, bean, bibelot, bit, brass farthing, button, cent, curio, farce, farthing, feather, fig, fleabite, folderol, fribble, frippery, gaud, gewgaw, gimcrack, hair,… …

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  • 15 bauble — Synonyms and related words: a continental, a curse, a damn, a darn, a hoot, agate, bagatelle, ball, baseball bat, bat, battledore, bean, bibelot, bit, blocks, brass farthing, bric a brac, button, cent, checkerboard, chessboard, club, cockhorse,… …

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  • 16 bean — Synonyms and related words: Irish potato, Kraut, a continental, a curse, a damn, a darn, a hoot, algae, aubergine, autophyte, bagatelle, bauble, beans, belfry, bibelot, bit, bracken, brain, brass farthing, brow, brown algae, button, cabbage, cent …

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  • 17 bibelot — Synonyms and related words: a continental, a curse, a damn, a darn, a hoot, bagatelle, bauble, bean, bit, brass farthing, bric a brac, button, cent, curio, farce, farthing, feather, fig, fleabite, folderol, fribble, frippery, gaud, gewgaw,… …

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  • 18 bit — Synonyms and related words: ALGOL, COBOL, EDP, FORTRAN, a breath, a continental, a curse, a damn, a darn, a hoot, ace, act, actor, aculeus, acumination, afterpiece, allotment, allowance, alphabetic data, alphanumeric code, anchor watch, angular… …

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  • 19 button — Synonyms and related words: a continental, a curse, a damn, a darn, a hoot, anchor, armory, articulate, badge, badge of office, badges, bagatelle, band, bandage, bang, bantam, banty, bar, barrette, barricade, baton, batten, batten down, bauble,… …

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  • 20 cent — Synonyms and related words: C, C note, Deutschmark, G, G note, Mark, Reichsmark, a continental, a curse, a damn, a darn, a hoot, afghani, anna, bagatelle, baht, bauble, bean, bibelot, bit, brass farthing, buck, button, cartwheel, centavo, centime …

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