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HALF. One equal part of a thing divided into two parts, either in fact or in contemplation. A moiety. This word is used in composition; as, half cent, half dime, &c.

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Whether the Clippers used a doll for inspiration may be questionable, but there is no questioning the outrageously different tenor of the first and second halves.