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halfpenny

half·pen·ny

halfpenny

 
pronunciation:
heIp ni [or] heI p ni
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
inflections: half pence, halfpennies
definition 1: a bronze coin of the United Kingdom worth one half of a new penny.
definition 2: a bronze coin formerly minted in England worth one half of a penny.
definition 3: an amount or sum equal to one half of a penny.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: equaling or costing one half of a penny.