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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HALF-GROWN

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.

It is only in the case of young or half-grown specimens where a mistake of this kind is likely to be made.

A half-grown cub rushed in and knocked over Japhet and Higgs.

A rhino cow and half-grown calf were discovered on a distant hillside.

This was a male, about half-grown, being scarcely three feet high.

Glen came from the country, a half-grown puppy, to live in Oakland.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., past participle adjective from grow (v.).

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.