hapenny

ha'penny

[hey-puh-nee, heyp-nee]
noun, plural ha'pennies. British.
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halfpenny or ha'penny (ˈheɪpnɪ, (for sense 1) ˈhɑːfˌpɛnɪ, ˈheɪpnɪ, (for sense 1) ˈhɑːfˌpɛnɪ)
 
n , -pennies, -pennies, -pence, -pence
1.  Also called: half a small British coin worth half a new penny, withdrawn from circulation in 1985
2.  an old British coin worth half an old penny
3.  the sum represented by half a penny
4.  something of negligible value
5.  (modifier) having the value or price of a halfpenny
6.  (modifier) of negligible value
 
ha'penny or ha'penny
 
n

ha'penny (ˈheɪpnɪ)
 
n , pl -nies
(Brit) a variant spelling of halfpenny

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