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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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A Chinese-character paperback version of The Half Blood Prince was being sold in an underpass in Beijing for 20 yuan (pounds 1.42).
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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