ha'p'orth


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ha'p'orth

(ˈheɪpəθ)
n
1. a variant spelling of halfpennyworth
2. informal a person considered as specified: daft ha'p'orth.
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Noun1.ha'p'orth - the amount that can be bought for a halfpenny
worth - an indefinite quantity of something having a specified value; "10 dollars worth of gasoline"
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If you don't take pocket-handkechers and watches,' said the Dodger, reducing his conversation to the level of Oliver's capacity, 'some other cove will; so that the coves that lose 'em will be all the worse, and you'll be all the worse, too, and nobody half a ha'p'orth the better, except the chaps wot gets them--and you've just as good a right to them as they have.
We do not want to spoil the ship for a ha'p'orth of tar," Coun Wilkes (Lib Dem Hall Green) added.
So far only regular quiz king Jimmy Lackenby wants to throw his two ha'p'orth into the mix He says: 'The two sea horses used are modelled on the city coat of arms.