farthing n : a former British bronze coin worth a quarter of a penny
- Rhymes: -ɑː(r)ðɪŋ
- Former British unit of currency worth one-quarter of an old penny.
- A coin worth one farthing.
Farthing is an old word meaning a fourth or a quarter. In modern usage it could refer to:
- British farthing coin, an old British coin valued one quarter of a penny
- Irish farthing coin, its counterpart among the predecimal coins of the Republic of Ireland
- farthing, an old subdivision of various regions into four parts in northern Europe, mainly the English county of Gloucestershire, the Swedish province of Jämtland and the republic of Iceland. J. R. R. Tolkien also used the term for the subdivisions of his fictional country, the Shire
- Farthing (novel), a novel written by Jo Walton
- The Animals of Farthing Wood, the first of a series of children's books written by Colin Dann
farthing in Hebrew: פרת'ינג
farthing in Swedish: Fjärding
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