Farthing

Definition of Farthing

Far´thing
n.1.The fourth of a penny; a small copper coin of Great Britain, being a cent in United States currency.
2.A very small quantity or value.
In her cup was no farthing seen of grease.
- Chaucer.
3.A division of land.
Thirty acres make a farthing land; nine farthings a Cornish acre; and four Cornish acres a knight's fee.
- R. Carew.

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