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half-crown

a British silver or cupronickel coin worth two shillings and sixpence (now equivalent to 12½p), taken out of circulation in 1970
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Just give your half crown to the lad at the end there, and he'll give you the present.
Cherry Valley's Honey Roast Half Crown Duck combines these consumer insights--being developed with a subtle honey flavour and with each portion consisting of a delectable duck breast with the prime wing joint being the only bone content.
Her tiered illusion veil was attached to a half crown of pearls and sequins.
The old man never won anything worth shouting about, despite going through this ritual with a half crown bet every week for decades.
Things changed quite quickly after that, as we were able to borrow dad's car, so our evening spent with one of the many pretty girls there, didn't end with too much disappointment, especially as we'd spent so much time and effort trying to get acquainted, not to mention the half crown.
The school's badge is pictured right, and left is a half crown coin that paid for five school dinners
SANDHILLS LANE, SANDHILLS: closed in both directions between the Half Crown Street junction and the Dunes Way junction, because of roadworks and bridge maintenance work.
In the second half Crown were fighting against the wind and Tingley took full advantage of the conditions.
This meant me signing on and picking up my weekly half crown at the Labour Exchange.
COVENTRY Petanque Club kept their Eurocup hopes alive as they beat a Half Crown Stockton team bristling with international players.
SANDHILLS LANE: A5055 closed both ways between Half Crown Street and Dunes Way because of roadworks and bridge maintenance work.