Half a dollar; 50 cents
[1840s+; originally a bit was a Mexican or Spanish real, worth 12½ cents, or a part of a more valuable coin, such that eight would make a dollar; ultimately fr 18th-century British slang bit, ”a small piece of money”]
[fawr bahy fawr, fohr bahy fohr, buh] /ˈfɔr baɪ ˌfɔr, ˈfoʊr baɪ ˌfoʊr, bə/ noun 1. a four-wheeled automotive vehicle having four-wheel drive. 2. a piece of lumber approximately 4 inches thick by 4 inches wide. noun 1. a vehicle equipped with four-wheel drive noun A four-wheel-drive vehicle having four forward gears (1940s+ Army & […]
noun 1. (Austral & NZ) a piece of timber with a cross section that measures 4 inches by 2 inches
[fawr-chan-l, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌtʃæn l, ˈfoʊr-/ adjective 1. Audio. .
[foo r-shey] /fʊərˈʃeɪ/ adjective, Heraldry. 1. forked or divided into two at the extremity or in extremities: a lion’s tail fourché; a cross fourché.