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shove-ha'penny

[ shuhv-hey-puh-nee, -heyp-nee ]
/ ˌʃʌvˈheɪ pə ni, -ˈheɪp ni /
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noun British.
a shuffleboard game played with coins or brass disks that are pushed by the hand and thumb down a board toward a scoring pit.
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Also shove-half·pen·ny [shuhv-hey-puh-nee, -heyp-nee]. /ˈʃʌvˈheɪ pə ni, -ˈheɪp ni/.

Origin of shove-ha'penny

First recorded in 1835–45
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