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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A coin or token representing one of two equal parts of a cent. (plural)

Usage examples (33)
  • Adjective : a halfpenny matter
  • A patent was given to Wood permitting him to coin halfpence and farthings to the value of one hundred and eight thousand pounds.
  • He mixed up these Roman halfpence with the honour of the
  • Tunny sells for about three halfpence a pound in Lequeito. for more
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