half sovereign

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noun

a gold coin of the United Kingdom, discontinued in 1917, equal to 10 shillings.

Nearby words

  1. half shell,
  2. half sister,
  3. half size,
  4. half snipe,
  5. half sole,
  6. half step,
  7. half story,
  8. half term,
  9. half the battle,
  10. half tide

Origin of half sovereign

First recorded in 1495–1505

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