half dollar


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half′ dol′lar


n.
a coin of the U.S. and Canada equal to 50 cents.
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Noun1.half dollar - a United States coin worth half of a dollarhalf dollar - a United States coin worth half of a dollar
coin - a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
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Jurgis was so grateful that he paid the half dollar the lawyer asked without winking an eyelash, and then rushed home to tell the news to the family.
Harvey smiled at the thought of his ten and a half dollars a month, and wondered what his mother would say if she could see him hanging over the edge of a fishing-dory in mid-ocean.
When they asked for a cookie, they meant four, no matter if they were the size of a half dollar or a saucer, it was four cookies to a serving.
The government piloted the first phase of the project in four districts last year where 100,000 households with daily income of one and half dollar were covered.
The slain president's profile debuted on the half dollar 50 years ago, and the image was subtly tweaked and sharpened in the 1990s.
The theme that some of our writers on economy have developed is that the rupee has appreciated almost ten percent against the dollar not much because of the other huge and positive developments but because of the billion and half dollar Saudi grant.
I have spent years collecting coins, in the 1980s the mint offered a few special collector sets, in 1982 the mint made the first silver half dollar in almost 20 years for the 250th anniversary of George Washington's birth.
He said when the tax on the import of gold was only half dollar per tola, the daily volume of gold import was over 300 kg.
The cancer had been able to grow undetected under Bud's hair to the size of a half dollar.
Entomologists there say the spider - the size of a half dollar - evolved so distinctly that it requires its own taxonomic family - the first new spider family from North America since 1870.
They are a $5 gold coin, a silver dollar and a half dollar (face values).