a former silver or cupronickel coin of Great Britain equal to two shillings and sixpence: use phased out after decimalization in 1971.
a British silver or cupronickel coin worth two shillings and sixpence (now equivalent to 121/2p), taken out of circulation in 1970 Also called half-a-crown
[haf-kuhp, hahf-] /ˈhæfˈkʌp, ˈhɑf-/ noun 1. half of a cup, equal to 4 fluid ounces (0.1 liter) or 8 tablespoons.
[kuht] /kʌt/ verb (used with object), cut, cutting. 1. to penetrate with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument or object: He cut his finger. 2. to divide with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; sever; carve: to cut a rope. 3. to detach with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; separate from […]
[dey] /deɪ/ noun 1. the interval of light between two successive nights; the time between sunrise and sunset: Since there was no artificial illumination, all activities had to be carried on during the day. 2. the light of day; daylight: The owl sleeps by day and feeds by night. 3. Astronomy. 4. an analogous division […]
[ded] /dɛd/ adjective, deader, deadest. 1. no longer living; deprived of life: dead people; dead flowers; dead animals. 2. . 3. not endowed with life; inanimate: dead stones. 4. resembling death; deathlike: a dead sleep; a dead faint. 5. bereft of sensation; numb: He was half dead with fright. My leg feels dead. 6. lacking […]