half-dollar

noun
half-dol·​lar | \ ˈhaf-ˈdä-lər How to pronounce half-dollar (audio) , ˈhäf- \

Definition of half-dollar

1 : a coin representing one half of a dollar
2 : the sum of 50 cents

First Known Use of half-dollar

1786, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of half-dollar was in 1786

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“Half-dollar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/half-dollar. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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half-dollar

noun

English Language Learners Definition of half-dollar

: a coin that is worth 50 cents
: the sum of 50 cents

half-dollar

noun
half-dol·​lar | \ ˈhaf-ˈdä-lər, ˈhäf- \

Kids Definition of half-dollar

1 : a coin representing 50 cents
2 : the sum of 50 cents

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