shove-ha'penny

[ shuhv-hey-puh-nee, -heyp-nee ]

nounBritish.
  1. a shuffleboard game played with coins or brass disks that are pushed by the hand and thumb down a board toward a scoring pit.

Origin of shove-ha'penny

1
First recorded in 1835–45
  • Also shove-half·pen·ny [shuhv-hey-puh-nee, -heyp-nee]. /ˈʃʌvˈheɪ pə ni, -ˈheɪp ni/.

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