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Learn the Jamaican Patois Word – quattie

quattie

quattie (Noun)

Meaning/Description: of no value, the term is derived from the name that was given to the 1 ½ penny (a penny plus half a penny) that was used in Jamaica during British rule. A Quattie was often refered to as penny ha’ penny during the time it was used as currency in Jamaica.

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