noun, plural half·pen·nies for 1; half·pence [hey-puh ns] /ˈheɪ pəns/ for 2.
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He paid his halfpenny, feeling that it were ungracious to correct her.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition|Robert Louis Stevenson
She knew many people who never looked for the halfpenny change from a newsboy.Mary, Mary|James Stephens
Why, in tossing up a halfpenny, do we reckon it equally probable that we shall throw cross or pile?A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive|John Stuart Mill
This process of deterioration of the press is proceeding rapidly in England, with the advent of the halfpenny newspaper.Appearances|Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson
"It is one shilling and a halfpenny a yard," the assistant replied.The Book of Stories for the Storyteller|Fanny E. Coe