Who cared what three half-grown boys did, while the elders were busy with their Mysteries.
This one he's givin' me ain't a whole dog, you see; just a half-grown pup.
It looked like a half-grown bedstead, the colour very pretty.
Such things cannot be told to a child, nor to a half-grown girl.
In all there were some thirty or forty men, with a proportion of half-grown boys.