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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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He said: "I was just about to eat my dinner when there was a knock on the door at about half past one.
With this particular show I'm finished at half past one, so I have time to go home and cook for my children.
With this particular show I''m finished at half past one, so I have time to go home and cook for my children.
Shortly later a large black people carrier arrived at the family home at half past one packed full of suitcases and a number of travel golf bags.
Fortunately at half past one in the morning it wasn't in use.
The box got back at about half past one and he's been out in the paddock for a roll this morning.
We've already had the Chelsea match at Goodison moved to a Thursday and now the Arsenal game at the Emirates has been shifted to half past one on a Sunday.
The coroner last night adjourned the sitting with the words: "I look forward to seeing you in Court 73 at half past one tomorrow.
The two remixes, Smoke, by their bassist and recordist Holger Czukay, and Half Past One.
I only met Derek Scrimgeour at half past one today so he did well to come and keep a clean sheet.
We used to have the house filled to capacity, Sunday was the big day when we opened at half past one, and we had the audience standing at the back of the stalls and the circle upstairs; we could have filled the house twice over but for the fire regulations which allowed only exact numbers.