four-bits

four bits

Fifty cents. (One "bit" equals 12.5 cents.) Geez, when I was in school, a soft pretzel only cost four-bits!
See also: bit, four

four-bits

n. fifty cents. (A bit is equal to twelve and one-half cents.) Here’s four-bits. Keep the change.
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The four-bits good (example: AB) and the six-bits good chips (example: ABC) are used with a specially designed DIMM PCB.
She let him see she didn't want his old gold four-bits too.
Ah hauled off and knocked 'im down and took his old four-bits way from 'im.
He trusted village eyes at a distance not to recognize his stick-pin as a gilded quarter, and his watch charm as a four-bit piece.