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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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Fleeting Freedom Second foal; half-sister to 1m 2yo winner Fleeting Motion (RPR 85) with well-bred dam a 1m4f winner (94); one to watch in the betting but trainer has modest strike-rate with 2yos first time out in recent years.
The 31-year-old alleges she was forced to agree to this in order to pay off a debt to her half-sister.
As she grew up, she learned she had three older and three younger half-sisters from her father's three marriages.
Determined to help find a cure for the disease that killed her half-sister, Mary and her mother, Clarisa Garcia, organized a Bowl for Breath fund-raiser Friday at Montrose Bowl.
After two months communicating with Joan via e-mail, Angela found details on her half-sister Margaret, aged 62, and discovered she also had two other cousins, two aunts and three uncles that she never knew existed.
A different storm that cannot be circumnavigated envelops three half-sisters living with their exiled father, Tiagin, and his second wife, Liubov Ivanovna, in Paris between the wars.
Ms Booth said she had already "blurted it out" to her younger sister Emma and half-sister Lyndsey.
63 b c Fragrant Mix - Prouesse Collonges; out of a winning half-sister to this year's Grand National hero Neptune Collonges.
A half-sister to several winners and from the family of Irish Derby winner Shareef Dancer, she will carry the Maktoum al Maktoum silks.
The memorabilia, which includes letters, family photographs, a parking pass from 20th Century Fox issued to ``Norma Jean Dougherty,'' several items of clothing and the Jean Louis costume sketch of the dress worn by Marilyn when she sang ``Happy Birthday'' to JFK in 1962, are from the collection of Marilyn's half-sister, Berniece Miracle, and her niece, Mona Miracle.
Lawman has had a strong sophomore year and his half-sister to Classic-placed Group 3 winner Soul City has plenty of residual breeding value (886), while Teofilo is another who enjoyed a strong second season with his offspring and he is represented by a half-sister to Group 3 winner Aynthia out of Listed winner Altamura (889).
The daughter of Peintre Celebre cost 180,000 guineas, but comes from a very good family and is a half-sister to several winners, including German Group Two winner Sinyar.