[shuhv-hey-puh-nee, -heyp-nee]
noun British.
a shuffleboard game played with coins or brass disks that are pushed by the hand and thumb down a board toward a scoring pit.
Also, shove-halfpenny [shuhv-hey-puh-nee, -heyp-nee] .

1835–45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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World English Dictionary
(Brit) a game in which players try to propel old halfpennies or polished discs with the hand into lined sections of a wooden or slate board

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