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He used to give her peanuts when he was in short jackets, and she used to halve her candies with him.

One's for you, both if you like; or we can halve them, and taste each of them.

Pare thin and halve four pounds of apricots, put them in a dish, and strew among them three pounds of fine loaf-sugar powdered.

Of the next seven holes I managed to win three and halve two.

To his suggestion that they should, at any rate, halve the load, Lindela laughed in scorn.

"But I have only to halve one hole out of nine," I pointed out.

Do you think I would go through this labour if you were not to halve the success?

They want vivacity—some one who will halve their years, with whom they can sport and romp.

Halve and empty the tomatoes, and put a few drops of vinegar in each.

Peel, halve, and remove the cores from Bartlett or Seckle pears.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, halfen "to divide in halves;" see half. Meaning "to reduce by half" is from c.1400. Related: Halved; halving.

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