from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A Middle English form of farthing.


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  • He was our go-between, and I finally defircd him to fiiy, that as far as ten pounds I would fling it away to end the bufmefs, but for that he mufl fign a paper I fent, declaring it jufl and fatisfaftory, (he was then come down to twenty pounds) and if he would not do that, I would not give a ferthing more, thougK he put me 'in fifty newfpapers.

    Reflection: A Poem, in Four Cantos ... 1790


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