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.
A division of land.
Thirty acres make a farthing land; nine farthings a Cornish acre; and four Cornish acres a knight's fee.
© Webster 1913.