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farthing

Pronunciation: /ˈfɑːrðɪŋ; ˈfɑːðɪŋ/

Translation of farthing in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (formerly in UK) cuarto (masculine) de penique not to have/be worth a brass farthing [dated/anticuado] no tener*/no valer* un céntimo or un centavo rub 1 1
    Example sentences
    • During that period, he said, there was a national shortage of small-denomination half penny and farthing coins - so many local towns and even tradesmen took to minting their own tokens.
    • There were farthings, pennies, oxfords, crowns, florins, shillings, guineas, and pounds, among other divisions.
    • Well what do I get for my six pence and three farthings?

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