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halfpenny

, ha'penny
1. a small British coin worth half a new penny, withdrawn from circulation in 1985
2. an old British coin worth half an old penny
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I remember Newport did not have two ha'pennies to scratch together.
My wife and I were brought up on a council estate without two ha'pennies to rub together but, after working all our lives, we have a three-bedroom house and no mortgage.
When two farthings made a halfpenny (or ha'penny, in the vernacular) and two ha'pennies made a penny.
The Charlton chief is 4-1 with them but 33-1 with Coral, Ladbrokes perhaps deciding that Curbishley's talents at Charlton, where he barely has two ha'pennies to rub together, would stand him in good stead at White Hart Lane where money has been tight.