ha'penny

NOUN
  1. an English coin worth half a penny
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How To Use ha'penny In A Sentence

  • I wouldn't trust you with a ha'penny!" announced his brother when he had done. In The Time Of Light
  • One had eaten a ha'penny roll that day, the other had eaten nothing. THE CARTER AND THE CARPENTER
  • Skewer sizes ranged from a ha'penny snack to a thrupenny feast. The Sun
  • Until we went you say decimal he would have been asking for a 'sixpenny ha'penny writing tab'. Times, Sunday Times
  • But Fable Coin Golf is a miniature triumph, brilliantly mixing the dynamics of pinball and shove ha'penny with cunningly compelling results. The 25 best smartphone games of 2011 (so far) – part one
  • ‘We used to buy sherbet rolled in newspaper for a ha'penny that had a piece of liquorice coming out of the top,’ said Mr Taylor.
  • PUB regulars who keep alive games of darts, dominoes and shove ha'penny could be rewarded with a trip to New York.
  • 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. Top Gear, New Tricks, Lewis … the television shows that won't die
  • 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. Chapter 18
  • I'll give you a ha'penny for another lump of sugar in the tea," I said. COFFEE-HOUSES AND DOSS-HOUSES
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