Definition of Ha'penny

1. Noun. An English coin worth half a penny.

Exact synonyms: Halfpenny
Generic synonyms: Coin



Definition of Ha'penny

1. Noun. A halfpenny; a former British coin. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ha'penny

hPSC
hU
h antigen
h band
h bar
h strand
h substance
ha
ha'
ha'nt
ha'nts
ha'p'orth
ha'p'orths
ha'pence
ha'pennies
ha'penny
ha'porth
ha'porths
ha-ha
ha-ha funny
ha-has
ha ha
ha ha funny
haad
haaf
haafs
haak
haapalaite
haar
haars

Literary usage of Ha'penny

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Windsor Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly for Men and Women (1914)
""Would you give me eight and threepence ha'penny ? " he asked with great resolution. " Or shall we say ten and threepence ha'penny ? ..."

2. Children's Rhymes, Children's Games, Children's Songs, Children's Stories: A by Robert Ford (1904)
"... A ha'penny here, an* a ha'penny there, Fourpence-ha'penny and a ha'penny mair ; A ha'penny weet, an* a ha'penny dry, Fourpence-ha'penny an' a ha'penny ..."

3. The English Illustrated Magazine (1908)
"Oh, the beautiful world, round like an orange, and sold for a ha'penny. ... When you wish to buy anything for a penny or a ha'penny—particularly a ..."

4. The Sunday Magazine by Thomas Guthrie, William Garden Blaikie, Benjamin Waugh (1875)
"Ha'penny help zittle boy so cold in snow," he lisped one day, when I was recounting for the ... He is our sweet, good child for that, is Little Ha'penny. ..."

5. Select Writings of Robert Chambers by Robert Chambers (1847)
"A ha'penny here, and a ha'penny there, Fourpence ha'penny and a ha'penny mair; A ha'penny wat, and a ha'penny dry, Fourpence ha'penny and a ha'penny forby; ..."

6. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1886)
"That is to say, the splendid sum of sevenpence and four-sevenths apiece, or very nearly sevenpence ha'penny a day, remained for all their wants. ..."

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