shove-halfpenny

noun

variants or shove-ha'penny
ˈ⸗ˈ⸗(⸗)⸗
: a game played on a special board in which players drive coins or other disks with the thumb or palm from the edge of the board into scoring beds at the other end

Word History

Etymology

shove entry 1 + halfpenny or ha'penny

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“Shove-halfpenny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shove-halfpenny. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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