ha'penny

noun

ha'·​pen·​ny ˈhāp-nē How to pronounce ha'penny (audio)
ˈhā-pə-

Word History

Etymology

by contraction

First Known Use

1579, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ha'penny was in 1579

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“Ha'penny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ha%27penny. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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