ha'p'orth

NOUN
  1. the amount that can be bought for a halfpenny
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How To Use ha'p'orth In A Sentence

  • Like a disreputable character who wins a libel action on a technicality, he should be given a ha'p'orth of damages, if any.
  • Her mind drifting as pages of tedium detailed every last ha'p'orth of her father's wealth.
  • Then the ice cream used to come with a horse and trap, and we used to go out with a cup for a ha'p'orth of ice cream. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There
  • Her mind drifting as pages of tedium detailed every last ha'p'orth of her father's wealth.
  • They spoilt the ship for a ha'p'orth of tar. The Sun
  • Shut the window, you soppy ha'p'orth.
  • He generally buys two pennyworth of beef soup, with a ha'p'orth of potatoes.
  • They spoilt the ship for a ha'p'orth of tar. The Sun
  • What is so dangerous that our oldest statutes could be upended for such a ha'p'orth of momentary panic?
  • Feeling for his girlfriend, that daft ha'p'orth Steve has a plan to cheer her up.
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