Part of speech: noun

A British coin worth half of a penny.

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Usage examples "halfpenny":

  1. " Not one halfpenny," said Mr. Pickwick. - "The World's Greatest Books, Vol III", Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds..
  2. You said you ran away with ninepence- halfpenny. - "A Hero of Romance", Richard Marsh.
  3. And Maisa, I may add, is in the halfpenny papers. - "The Man Who Drove the Car", Max Pemberton.