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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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and Her half-brother Michael Brown has already pleaded guilty to the crimes anattempted burglary at the property of a neighbour.
Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader, had been waiting to board a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Macau on 13 February 2017 when two women approached him in the departure area.
Her half-brother was born in Krupina and he should be 68 years old.
He added that he will not tolerate or interfere with the filing of cases against his half-brother.
Asked how was his relationship with his half-brother, Ejercito replied: 'Not so good.'
Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], October 25 ( ANI ): Two women, accused of killing Korean leader's half-brother Kim Jong-nam, were brought on Tuesday to Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur International Airport, where the crime took place, in order to recap the sequence of events of the fateful day.
The 43-year-old Emirati suspect was said to have visited Dubai's Endowment and Minors' Affairs Foundation from where he obtained documents that mentioned that his half-brother is a minor.
Carnival King shaped well for a stable whose juveniles usually improve quite a bit for a run, while Skate, a stablemate of the runner-up and a half-brother to Group 3 winning sprinter Mince, also shaped with promise despite running green.
At least 17 people Thursday were killed in clashes between members of al-Qaeda following the death of a local leader of Al Qaeda by his half-brother in the province of Bayda, southeast of Sanaa, reported tribal sources.
Clark told them he accidentally shot his half-brother, Michael Lewis, in the head Oct.
My ex-husband Shane was at a gig and someone tapped him on his shoulder and said: "I'm your half-brother." They had a great relationship, but he was angry his mum and dad hadn't told him.