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fippenny bit

[fip-uh-nee, fip-nee] /ˈfɪp ə ni, ˈfɪp ni/
noun
1.
the Spanish half real, the value of which was about six cents.
Also called fippenny piece.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805, Americanism; assimilated variant of five-penny bit
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