look up any word, like dirty sanchez:
 
1.
A affluent college girl, who drives an expensive car, wears expensive clothing, large sun glasses, and has a low grade point average in a major(typically Anthropology, Sociology, Psychology,etc.)
Man that frat party last night was overrun with Farthings
by JA19 July 06, 2011
 
2.
Something of little value.
Example:

Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing?
by KFM June 24, 2004