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another name for a half-crown
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  • Why, I shall only want—say, half-a-crown a week for myself, and then there will be all the rest for you.

    Life in London Edwin Hodder
  • I have not tipped you with half-a-crown lately, and therefore you can see me!

    The Channings Mrs. Henry Wood
  • Have you got two-and-sixpence for half-a-crown, Miss Snevellicci?'

  • "half-a-crown a week and his victuals," replied the farmer, promptly.

    Great Uncle Hoot-Toot

    Mrs. Molesworth
  • From Chambers's Traditions of Edinburgh we learn that the price in 1701 was half-a-crown a peck.


    Benjamin Taylor
  • I would tell Mr. Tooke all about it, and ask him for half-a-crown.

    The Crofton Boys Harriet Martineau
  • She answered, in her literal and simple manner, "It was only half-a-crown."

  • Anyhow, I have half-a-crown in my pocket, and I mean to——But there—the others are following us.

    A Modern Tomboy L. T. Meade
  • The meter only registered eightpence, but she gave me half-a-crown.

    The Yellow Claw Sax Rohmer
  • We made it a shilling, then half-a-crown—he seemed only bored by our persistence.

    Novel Notes Jerome K. Jerome

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