half crown


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half′ crown′


n.
a former British coin equal to two shillings and sixpence.
[1535–45]
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Noun1.half crown - an English coin worth half a crownhalf crown - an English coin worth half a crown  
coin - a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
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Having borrowed the money our uncle would give all four of us a half crown. His gift to us.
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One of us would take the half crown at the entrance, give the customer a ticket, and he or she would then hand in that ticket at the other end of the grotto in order to get the lucky dip prize.
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Her tiered illusion veil was attached to a half crown of pearls and sequins.
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