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half blood

adj. 1) sharing one parent only. 2) n. a half brother or half sister. "Half blood" should not be confused with "half breed," which was a pejorative expression for a person born of parents of two races, particularly Native American and white.

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In more remote cases, if none of the above survive you, your estate will pass to uncles and aunts of the whole blood, then uncles and aunts of the half blood and eventually if there are no parents, siblings, whole or half blood, issue of siblings, grandparents, uncles and aunts, whole or half blood, or issue of uncles and aunts.
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