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Definitions of ha'p'orth

  1. the amount that can be bought for a halfpenny
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Usage examples for ha'p'orth

  1. Not a ha'p'orth of anybody else did I see. – Dora Deane by Mary J. Holmes
  2. I'll slip up the stairs there, and maybe I can get a glimpse of 'em through the door an' no one a ha'p'orth the wiser. – Vignettes of Manhattan; Outlines in Local Color by Brander Matthews
  3. A ha'p'orth of liver, cut into small pieces. – Poor Jack by Frederick Marryat
  4. I've no grudge at all against you, except to wonder how such a gentle- spoken young lady can have the heart to come here ruinin' an old 'ooman that never done you a ha'p'orth of harm in her life. – Shining Ferry by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  5. " Sorra a ha'p'orth of coppers there are in my pocket, seeing not a sight of coin have I got from the master this many a day," he answered. – Paddy Finn by W. H. G. Kingston