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1. (Currencies) a former Scottish silver coin
2. Scot an informal word for halfpenny2
[C16: named after Alexander Orok of Sillebawby, master of the mint]
baw•bee(bɔˈbi, ˈbɔ bi)
1. an old Scottish bullion coin.
2. Scot. a halfpenny.
[1535–45; after a 16th-century mint official who was laird of Sillebawby]