halfpenny halfpenny

Definition(s):

  • (n) an English coin worth half a penny

Usage(s):

  1. During the conversation, the ex-ser-geant asked the King if he would accept a halfpenny stamp with the watermark placed sideways.
  2. A halfpenny bun on a Waterloo bus.
  3. Listeners will mail guesses with twopence-halfpenny stamps, and BBC expects to collect 2,500 a month for the Red Cross Penny a Week Fund.

News

  1. Rugby-Thrilling Lions thrash Waratahs for fifth straight win

    (Adds new quotes, Roberts scan) * Lions remain unbeaten * Halfpenny contributes 30 points * Roberts to have scans on hamstring By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY, June 15 (Reuters) - Leigh Halfpenny contributed 30 points as the British and Irish Lions crushed the New South Wales Waratahs 47-17 with some thrilling running rugby to claim a fifth win in five tour matches on Saturday. ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Rugby-Halfpenny leads Lions to big win over Waratahs

    SYDNEY, June 15 (Reuters) - Leigh Halfpenny scored 30 points as the British and Irish Lions produced another dominant display to overcame the spirited New South Wales Waratahs 47-17 at the Sydney Football Stadium on Saturday. The Welsh fullback scored two of the Lions five tries as they made it five wins from five on tour but there were concerns for inside centre Jamie Roberts who hobbled off ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Rugby-NSW Waratahs 17 British and Irish Lions 47 - result

    SYDNEY, June 15 (Reuters) - The British and Irish Lions beat the New South Wales Waratahs 47-17 (halftime 23-10) in a tour match at the Sydney Football Stadium on Saturday: Scorers: Lions - Tries: Jonny Sexton, Leigh Halfpenny (2), Tom Croft, Jonathan Davies; Conversions: Halfpenny (4), Owen Farrell; Penalties: Halfpenny (4) Waratahs - Tries: Tom Carter (2); Conversions: Brendan McKibbin (2 ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  • "We are not sure if Leigh Halfpenny is going to be able to tour [New Zealand] this summer [he may need an operation], and we also need to look at our options for the future and find someone to push the incumbents for the World Cup next year,"...
    on Mar 17, 2010 By: Warren Gatland Source: Taipei Times

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