chuck-farthing

noun

Definition of chuck-farthing

: an old game in which the player who pitched coins nearest to a mark tossed all the coins at a hole and won those that went into it

called also pitch-farthing

— compare pitch-penny

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“Chuck-farthing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chuck-farthing. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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