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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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hurdler, who is a half-sister to the Grade 2-winning hurdler b c Getaway - Sweet Empire; out of a dual-winning hurdler, 85 b c Getaway - Sweet Empire; out of a dual-winning hurdler, who is a half-sister to the high-class juvenile hurdler Clear Riposte.
My half-sister told me to come to Cyprus and have another woman's baby and she would give me $5,000.
Mary's half-sister died of the disease before her 10th birthday.
Then came the news she had been waiting for - that her half-sister had been traced.
Sonia's beauty attracts men with whom she dallies, men who attract her half-sisters under different circumstances.
His draft includes a half-sister to German Group 2 winner Sehrezad (585), a half-brother to stakes winners Baciale and Il Fortino (643), a half-brother to Listed winner Raydiya from the family of this year's top racemare Ridasiyna (763) and a half-sister to dual Group 3 winner Systematic (777).
Nick attended El Camino Real High School, transferred to Chatsworth High School for 10 weeks and transferred back to El Camino Real again because of problems his half-sister wouldn't discuss.
Last year's sales were staged a week apart and both yielded yearlings who sold for in excess of [euro]200,000, led by a Cape Cross half-sister to the top-class pair Crackerjack King and Jakkalberry sold at ITS for [euro]260,000 to Scuderia Effevi SNC.
Timber Ice, a daughter of Woodman and a half-sister to Grand Criterium winner Way of Light will carry the colours of the Niarchos family who also own Seven Moons.
Photo: Camelot's famed wizard, Merlin (Nicol Williamson), succumbs to the designs of Arthur's half-sister, Morgana (Helen Mirren), in John Boorman's ``Excalibur,'' now available on DVD.
Her dam was Listed-placed over 5f and she is a half-sister to the 5f Listed scorer Tropical Treat.