1 former British coin worth one quarter of an old penny 英国旧时面值为四分之一便士的硬币.
2 (idm 习语) not care/give a farthing not care at all 毫不在乎.
[Language: Old English;Origin:
feorthung, from feortha 'fourth, quarter'
an old British coin that was worth one quarter of a penny
1. Easton looked alternatively at the list of debts and the three letters, and then he said, "I give you nearly every farthing I earn and I never interfere with anything, because I think it´s your part to attend to the house, but it seems to me yo 伊斯顿看了看债单，又看了看那三封信，然后说，“我差不多把挣来的每个子儿都交给你了，而且我也从来没有干涉过什么。因为我觉得持家是你的事儿。可是现在看来，你根本没有把家管好。”
2. "I never spend a farthing on myself, but you don´t seem to understand how hard it is." “也没在我自己身上花过一分钱。可是你好象不知道当家有多难。”