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Former British unit of currency worth one-quarter of an old penny
A coin worth one farthing
{n} the fourth part of a penny
{i} coin formerly used in Great Britain (equal to one-fourth of a British penny)
A fourth part Penny pieces used to be divided into four parts, thus: (symbol) One of these quarters was a feor-thung or farthing, and two a halfpenny (Anglo-Saxon, feor- thung ) I don't care for it a brass farthing James II debased all the coinage, and issued, amongst other worthless coins, brass pence, halfpence, and farthings The feorthung was the fourth part of other coins Thus, we read in the Grayfriar's Chronicle: - "This yere the kynge made a newe quyne, as the nobylle, half-nobylle, and ferdyng-nobylle " Farthingale (3 syl ) A sort of crinoline petticoat The word means a "guard for modesty " (French, vertugarde, corrupted into verdingade, and then into farthingale )
¼ penny Small bronze coin Withdrawn
Formerly a British coin, worth a fourth of an old British penny or about a half a cent of Canadian money
A farthing was a small British coin which was worth a quarter of an old penny. an old British coin that was worth one quarter of a penny
A division of land
The fourth of a penny; a small copper coin of Great Britain, being a cent in United States currency
A fourth part Penny pieces used to be divided into four parts, thus, farthing, and two a halfpenny (Anglo-Saxon, feor- thung ) I don't care for it a brass farthing James II debased all the coinage, and issued, amongst other worthless coins, brass pence, halfpence, and farthings The feorthung was the fourth part of other coins Thus, we read in the Grayfriar's Chronicle: - "This yere the kynge made a newe quyne, as the nobylle, half-nobylle, and ferdyng-nobylle " Farthingalo (3 syl ) A sort of crinoline petticoat The word means a "guard for modesty " (French, vertugarde, corrupted into verdingade, and then into farthingale )
a former British bronze coin worth a quarter of a penny
A very small quantity or value
farthing dip
A candle
farthing dip
A piece of bread dipped in hot fat and sold by pork butchers
brass farthing
Something worthless or of small value

The man, as a matter of fact, under no circumstances, ever cared a brass farthing for what I or anybody else in his ship thought.

not worth a brass farthing
Worth nothing or next to nothing

Democracy is not worth a brass farthing if it is being installed by bayonets.

penny farthing
A type of bicycle popular in the 19th century, with the front wheel far larger than the rear one
penny-farthing
An early bicycle having a large front wheel and much smaller rear one
brass farthing
coin worth less that a penny; something with very little value
farthings
plural of farthing
not worth a farthing
totally worthless, having no value whatsoever, not worth anything
penny-farthing
A penny-farthing is an old-fashioned bicycle that had a very large front wheel and a small back wheel. a bicycle with a very large front wheel and a very small back wheel, used in the late 19th century
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    [ 'fär-[th]i[ng] ] (noun.) before 12th century. Middle English ferthing, from Old English fEorthung , from Old English fEortha fourth.

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