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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 far·thing /ˈfɑrðɪŋ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Far·thing n.
 1. The fourth of a penny; a small copper coin of Great Britain, being a cent in United States currency.
 2. A very small quantity or value. [Obs.]
    In her cup was no farthing seen of grease.   --Chaucer.
 3. A division of land. [Obs.]
    Thirty acres make a farthing land; nine farthings a Cornish acre; and four Cornish acres a knight's fee.   --R. Carew.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a former British bronze coin worth a quarter of a penny

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    (1.) Matt. 10:29; Luke 12:6. Greek assarion, i.e., a small _as_,
    which was a Roman coin equal to a tenth of a denarius or
    drachma, nearly equal to a halfpenny of our money.
      (2.) Matt. 5:26; Mark 12:42 (Gr. kodrantes), the quadrant, the
    fourth of an _as_, equal to two lepta, mites. The lepton (mite)
    was the very smallest copper coin.