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  • n. Plural form of half (alternative spelling of halves).


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  • I didn't know nurse had any sovereigns – I thought only Floss had – and I never saw any broken in halfs!

    "Carrots": Just a Little Boy

  • They know that Japanese children refer to their biracial peers as "halfs," and nowadays, they know of the local American-Asian school, for biracial children, where those kids are taught to call themselves "doubles."

    In Japan but surrounded by U.S. influence, Okinawa struggles with split identity

  • Snyder, who married a non-Jew and now has two children, writes that she and other "halfs""all had accidental and haphazard beginnings, because our parents had no road maps."

    Conflicting Maps: Growing Up In An Interfaith Family

  • I personally belive that Plaid will never make a major breakthrough unless it splits in two, with the two 'halfs' being able to grow in different directions.

    When is a political strategy a lie

  • A half weighs eighty kilos, or 176 pounds, net -- although a few exporters ship "halfs" of 160 pounds.

    All About Coffee

  • Football is played in two halfs of 45 minutes each running time, with no commercial interruption, but if there are injuries or other untoward delays, the referee keeps track of the time the ball is not in play for these reasons and adds it to the end of matches.

    Michael Conniff: Idiot's Guide to The World Cup

  • They were, you know, this kind of ancient Thom McAn shoebox, and I noted idly, as I put them on my dining room table, that they were nine and a halfs, which meant they wouldve fit me.

    A Shoe Box Filled With Baseball Cards

  • As they combine their age-old secret family recipes for small, round pasta and a delicious tomato sauce to accompany, they notice that the two halfs of the completed recipe form a map to danger, intrigue, and ultimately a secret that could make all things right in the world of high-sodium canned pasta dishes.


  • Pardon my display of words, It is the Ring mount and i've fire from the M-113 and Duce and halfs.

    A List of Firearms Superlatives

  • If they were going to combine aFfC and Dance, they could just cut the season in half. 2 halfs of a book make a whole ; So theoretically they can still get 2 seasons out of Feast and Dance which gives George Alot more time to finish the series.

    Based on a book: good or bad?


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