from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Middle English form of farthing.
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He was our go-between, and I finally defircd him to fiiy, that as far as ten pounds I would fling it away to end the bufmefs, but for that he mufl fign a paper I fent, declaring it jufl and fatisfaftory, (he was then come down to twenty pounds) and if he would not do that, I would not give a ferthing more, thougK he put me 'in fifty newfpapers.
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