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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SEMIS

If I wanted money, if she had earned an as, she gave me a semis.

And what commas they wielded, what colons, what semis, what stops!

There Foch (whose headquarters were at Semis, twenty-two miles nearer Paris) awaited them in his special train.

The twelth part of an acre was called Uncia and half a foot, Semis, &c.