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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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Hailey Claire Angelle and Mark Mosby Manning were united in the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony on October 26, 2013, at half past one o'clock in the afternoon at the Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist Rev.
"About half past one the entire city started to reverberate.
"It was tough after Tuesday, having put in a superb effort in that game and then getting home at half past one had a knock-on effect on training on Thursday because the lads were still winding down.
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. by keyboardist Irmin Schmidt are fairly pointless, but I still would have purchased this disc knowing this.