bawbee

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bawbee

(bɔːˈbiː)
n
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)

n.
1. an old Scottish bullion coin.
2. Scot. a halfpenny.
[1535–45; after a 16th-century mint official who was laird of Sillebawby]
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Noun1.bawbee - an old Scottish coin of little value
coin - a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
Translations

bawbee

[bɔːˈbiː] N (Scot) (hum) → medio penique m