from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British A halfpenny.
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- n. A halfpenny; a former British coin.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A half-penny.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an English coin worth half a penny
But Fable Coin Golf is a miniature triumph, brilliantly mixing the dynamics of pinball and shove ha'penny with cunningly compelling results.
One had eaten a ha'penny roll that day, the other had eaten nothing.
Why it's still going The warm, buttery plots and familiar, approachable cast remind older viewers of the days when they could buy a pint for tuppence ha'penny and still have change for a misjudged June Whitfield cameo.
We worked it out to eight-pence ha'penny, or seventeen cents, for two men working three hours and a half.
"I'll give you a ha'penny for another lump of sugar in the tea," I said.
She gave the beggars five fathoms of calico for the big mainsail, two sticks of tobacco for the chronometer, and a sheath-knife worth elevenpence ha'penny for a hundred fathoms of brand new five-inch manila.
The negatives come from those who don't want to spend a ha'penny on the positive act of supporting the Welsh Language, like the CBI.
A reed basket of ha'penny nails to go with it lay in the jumble of objects at the far end of the table; something perhaps left behind by the carpenters who had furnished the room.
Moving without haste, Randall leaned past Jamie to pluck a ha'penny nail delicately from the reed basket.
"I wouldn't trust you with a ha'penny!" announced his brother when he had done.