Far"thing (?), n. [OE. furthing, AS. feorung, fr. feora fourth, feor, feower, four. See Four.]


The fourth of a penny; a small copper coin of Great Britain, being a cent in United States currency.


A very small quantity or value.


In her cup was no farthing seen of grease. Chaucer.


A division of land.


Thirty acres make a farthing land; nine farthings a Cornish acre; and four Cornish acres a knight's fee. R. Carew.


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