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All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.iii.165not to fifteen thousand poll; half of the which dare notnot to fifteene thousand pole, halfe of the which, dare not
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.v.94left cheek is a cheek of two pile and a half, but his rightleft cheeke is a cheeke of two pile and a halfe, but his right
Antony and CleopatraAC II.ii.177Half the heart of Caesar, worthy Maecenas.Halfe the heart of Casar, worthy Mecenas.
Antony and CleopatraAC II.v.94So half my Egypt were submerged and madeSo halfe my Egypt were submerg'd and made
Antony and CleopatraAC III.iii.1.2Half afeard to come.Halfe afeard to come.
Antony and CleopatraAC III.xi.64With half the bulk o'th' world played as I pleased,With halfe the bulke o'th'world plaid as I pleas'd,
Antony and CleopatraAC III.xiii.9When half to half the world opposed, he beingWhen halfe to halfe the world oppos'd, he being
Antony and CleopatraAC III.xiii.105You were half blasted ere I knew you. Ha!You were halfe blasted ere I knew you: Ha?
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.256they say shall never be saved by half that they do. But they say, shall neuer be saued by halfe that they do: but
As You Like ItAYL III.ii.115i'th' country: for you'll be rotten ere you be half ripe,i'th country: for you'l be rotten ere you bee halfe ripe,
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.ii.14Even now, even here, not half an hour since.Euen now, euen here, not halfe an howre since. 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.i.65You know I gave it you half an hour since.You know I gaue it you halfe an houre since.
CoriolanusCor I.i.231Were half to half the world by th' ears and heWere halfe to halfe the world by th' eares, & he
CoriolanusCor I.i.271Half all Cominius' honours are to Martius,halfe all Cominius Honors are to Martius
CoriolanusCor I.iii.60half an hour together. 'Has such a confirmedhalfe an houre together: ha's such a confirm'd
CoriolanusCor I.iv.7For half a hundred years. (To the trumpeter) Summon the town.For halfe a hundred yeares: Summon the Towne.
CoriolanusCor I.iv.8.2Within this mile and half.Within this mile and halfe.
CoriolanusCor I.vi.21.1Half an hour since brought my report.Halfe an houre since brought my report.
CoriolanusCor II.iii.122To one that would do thus. I am half through;To one that would doe thus. I am halfe through,
CoriolanusCor IV.v.129And waked half dead with nothing. Worthy Martius,And wak'd halfe dead with nothing. Worthy Martius,
CoriolanusCor IV.v.141Th' one half of my commission, and set downTh'one halfe of my Commission, and set downe
CoriolanusCor IV.v.205but one half of what he was yesterday, for the other hasbut one halfe of what he was yesterday. For the other ha's
CoriolanusCor IV.v.206half by the entreaty and grant of the whole table. He'llhalfe, by the intreaty and graunt of the whole Table. Hee'l
CoriolanusCor IV.vi.162Let's to the Capitol. Would half my wealthLet's to the Capitoll: would halfe my wealth
CymbelineCym I.vii.168.1Half all men's hearts are his.Halfe all men hearts are his.
CymbelineCym II.iv.183Not half so old as that. I'll write against them,Not halfe so old as that. Ile write against them,
CymbelineCym IV.ii.202My brother wears thee not the one half so wellMy Brother weares thee not the one halfe so well,
HamletHam III.ii.141man's memory may outlive his life half a year. But, by'rmans Memorie, may out-liue his life halfe a yeare: But
HamletHam III.ii.288Half a share.Halfe a share.
HamletHam III.iv.159And live the purer with the other half.And liue the purer with the other halfe.
HamletHam IV.v.7That carry but half sense. Her speech is nothing.That carry but halfe sense: Her speech is nothing,
HamletHam V.ii.309In thee there is not half an hour's life.In thee, there is not halfe an houre of life;
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.80My lord, old Sir John with half a dozen more are at theMy Lord, olde Sir Iohn with halfe a dozen more, are at the
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.424Depose me? If thou dost it half so gravely, soDepose me: if thou do'st it halfe so grauely, so
Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.i.136Of death or death's hand for this one half year.Of death, or deaths hand, for this one halfe yeare.
Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.ii.41half in all my company; and the half shirt is two napkinshalfe in all my Company: and the halfe Shirt is two Napkins
Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.iii.24That not a horse is half the half himself.That not a Horse is halfe the halfe of himselfe.
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.i.73And would have told him half his Troy was burnt;And would haue told him, Halfe his Troy was burn'd.
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iii.43Had my sweet Harry had but half their numbers,Had my sweet Harry had but halfe their Numbers,
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.46a forehand shaft a fourteen and fourteen and a half,a fore-hand Shaft at foureteene, and foure-teene and a halfe,
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.93provided me here half a dozen sufficient men?prouided me heere halfe a dozen of sufficient men?
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.v.27Yet not so sound, and half so deeply sweet,Yet not so sound, and halfe so deepely sweete,
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.v.109To stab at half an hour of my life.To stab at halfe an howre of my Life.
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.v.110What, canst thou not forbear me half an hour?What? canst thou not forbeare me halfe an howre?
Henry VH5 I.i.8We lose the better half of our possession;We loose the better halfe of our Possession:
Henry VH5 I.ii.112With half their forces the full pride of France,With halfe their Forces, the full pride of France,
Henry VH5 I.ii.113And let another half stand laughing by,And let another halfe stand laughing by,
Henry VH5 V.ii.205Saint George, compound a boy, half French, halfSaint George, compound a Boy, halfe French halfe
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.i.81Of England's coat one half is cut away.Of Englands Coat, one halfe is cut away.
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.v.30Sheep run not half so treacherous from the wolf,Sheepe run not halfe so trecherous from the Wolfe,
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.i.39.2several ways, the Bastard, Alençon, Reignier, halfseuerall wayes, Bastard, Alanson, Reignier halfe
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.i.39.3ready and half unreadyready, and halfe vnready.
Henry VI Part 11H6 III.ii.55And twit with cowardice a man half dead?And twit with Cowardise a man halfe dead?
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.iv.139With more than half the Gallian territories,With more then halfe the Gallian Territories,
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.iii.73Not all these lords do vex me half so muchNot all these Lords do vex me halfe so much,
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.iv.46Not half so bad as thine to England's king,Not halfe so bad as thine to Englands King,
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.i.220Hadst thou but loved him half so well as I,Hadst thou but lou'd him halfe so well as I,
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.vi.63My joy of liberty is half eclipsed.My ioy of libertie is halfe eclips'd.
Henry VI Part 33H6 V.iv.5And half our sailors swallowed in the flood?And halfe our Saylors swallow'd in the flood?
Henry VIIIH8 I.ii.10Arise, and take place by us. Half your suitArise, and take place by vs; halfe your Suit
Henry VIIIH8 I.ii.11Never name to us: you have half our power.Neuer name to vs; you haue halfe our power:
Henry VIIIH8 I.iv.11But half my lay thoughts in him, some of theseBut halfe my Lay-thoughts in him, some of these
Henry VIIIH8 I.iv.105Good my lord Cardinal: I have half a dozen healthsGood my Lord Cardinall: I haue halfe a dozen healths,
Henry VIIIH8 II.i.88You met him half in heaven. My vows and prayersYou met him halfe in Heauen: my vowes and prayers
Henry VIIIH8 III.i.108I will not wish ye half my miseries;I will not wish ye halfe my miseries,
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.455Had I but served my God with half the zealHad I but seru'd my God, with halfe the Zeale
Henry VIIIH8 IV.i.66To rest awhile, some half an hour or so,To rest a while, some halfe an houre, or so,
Henry VIIIH8 IV.i.77That had not half a week to go, like ramsThat had not halfe a weeke to go, like Rammes
Henry VIIIH8 V.iii.6And has done half an hour, to know your pleasures.And ha's done halfe an houre to know your pleasures.
Henry VIIIH8 V.iii.82.2Would you were half so honest!Would you were halfe so honest:
Julius CaesarJC II.i.74And half their faces buried in their cloaks,And halfe their Faces buried in their Cloakes,
Julius CaesarJC II.i.274That you unfold to me, your self, your half,That you vnfold to me, your selfe; your halfe
Julius CaesarJC III.i.155Of half that worth as those your swords, made richOf halfe that worth, as those your Swords; made rich
Julius CaesarJC V.v.51I killed not thee with half so good a will.I kill'd not thee with halfe so good a will.
King Edward IIIE3 IV.iv.158Nor half a halfpenny to shun grim death,Nor halfe a halfepenie to shun grim death,
King JohnKJ I.i.93With half that face would he have all my land – With halfe that face would he haue all my land,
King JohnKJ II.i.437He is the half part of a blessed man,He is the halfe part of a blessed man,
King JohnKJ II.i.451The sea enraged is not half so deaf,The sea enraged is not halfe so deafe,
King JohnKJ II.i.454In moral fury half so peremptory,In mortall furie halfe so peremptorie,
King JohnKJ V.ii.95And, now it is half conquered must I backAnd now it is halfe conquer'd, must I backe,
King JohnKJ V.vi.39I'll tell thee, Hubert, half my power this night,Ile tell thee Hubert, halfe my power this night
King JohnKJ V.vii.83Who half an hour since came from the Dauphin,Who halfe an houre since came from the Dolphin,
King LearKL I.i.102Half my love with him, half my care and duty.Halfe my loue with him, halfe my Care, and Dutie,
King LearKL I.ii.52father would sleep till I waked him, you should enjoy halfFather would sleepe till I wak'd him, you should enioy halfe
King LearKL I.ii.56enjoy half his revenue.’ My son Edgar, had he a hand toenioy halfe his Reuennew: my Sonne Edgar, had hee a hand to
King LearKL II.iv.30Stewed in his haste, half breathless, panting forthStew'd in his haste, halfe breathlesse, painting forth
King LearKL II.iv.154She hath abated me of half my train,She hath abated me of halfe my Traine;
King LearKL II.iv.175Thy half o'the kingdom hast thou not forgot,Thy halfe o'th'Kingdome hast thou not forgot,
King LearKL II.iv.199Dismissing half your train, come then to me.Dismissing halfe your traine, come then to me,
King LearKL III.iv.37Fathom and half, fathom and half! Poor Tom!Fathom, and halfe, Fathom and halfe; poore Tom.
King LearKL III.vi.91If thou shouldst dally half an hour, his life,If thou should'st dally halfe an houre, his life
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.i.45And make a dark night too of half the day –And make a darke night too of halfe the day:
Love's Labour's LostLLL II.i.131Being but the one half of an entire sumBeing but th'one halfe, of an intire summe,
Love's Labour's LostLLL II.i.139But that one half which is unsatisfied,But that one halfe which is vnsatisfied,
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.28Nor shines the silver moon one half so brightNor shines the siluer Moone one halfe so bright,
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.i.22t. He clepeth a calf ‘cauf’, half ‘hauf’; neighbourhe clepeth a Calf, Caufe: halfe, haufe: neighbour
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.54The letter is too long by half a mile.The Letter is too long by halfe a mile.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.90I thought to close mine eyes some half an hour,I thought to close mine eyes some halfe an houre:
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.227Twice to your visor, and half once to you!Twice to your Visore, and halfe once to you.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.234.1There's half a dozen sweets.There's halfe a dozen sweets.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.246And would afford my speechless visor half.And would affoord my speechlesse vizard halfe.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.249.2No, I'll not be your half.No, Ile not be your halfe:
MacbethMac III.i.82To half a soul and to a notion crazedTo halfe a Soule, and to a Notion craz'd,
MacbethMac III.iii.21Best half of our affair.Best halfe of our Affaire.
Measure for MeasureMM II.i.248Seven year and a half, sir.Seuen yeere, and a halfe sir.
Measure for MeasureMM II.i.252And a half, sir.And a halfe sir.
Measure for MeasureMM II.ii.62Become them with one half so good a graceBecome them with one halfe so good a grace
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ix.96No more, I pray thee, I am half afeardNo more I pray thee, I am halfe a-feard
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.i.50me half a million, laughed at my losses, mocked atme halfe a million, laught at my losses, mockt at
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.16One half of me is yours, the other half yours,One halfe of me is yours, the other halfe yours,
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.248With leave, Bassanio, I am half yourself,With leaue Bassanio I am halfe your selfe,
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.249And I must freely have the half of anythingAnd I must freely haue the halfe of any thing
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.125No, not the hangman's axe, bear half the keennessNo, not the hangmans Axe beare halfe the keennesse
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.350Shall seize one half his goods, the other halfShall seaze one halfe his goods, the other halfe
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.367For half thy wealth, it is Antonio's,For halfe thy wealth, it is Anthonio's,
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.368The other half comes to the general state,The other halfe comes to the generall state,
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.378To quit the fine for one half of his goods,To quit the fine for one halfe of his goods,
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.380The other half in use, to render itThe other halfe in vse, to render it
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.200Or half her worthiness that gave the ring,Or halfe her worthinesse that gaue the Ring,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.ii.167If you will help to bear it, Sir John, take all, or half, forif you will helpe to beare it (Sir Iohn) take all, or halfe, for
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.iii.107coming, with half Windsor at his heels, to search for suchcomming, with halfe Windsor at his heeles, to serch for such
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.iii.170I am half afraid he will have need ofI am halfe affraid he will haue neede of
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.v.108of this bath, when I was more than half stewed inof this Bath (when I was more then halfe stew'd in
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.ii.71With half that wish the wisher's eyes be pressed.With halfe that wish, the wishers eyes be prest.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.i.33Nay, you must name his name, and half his faceNay, you must name his name, and halfe his face
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND IV.i.146Half sleep, half waking. But as yet, I swear,Halfe sleepe, halfe waking. But as yet, I sweare,
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.10Then half Signor Benedick's tongue in CountThen halfe signior Benedicks tongue in Count
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.11John's mouth, and half Count John's melancholy inIohns mouth, and halfe Count Iohns melancholy in
Much Ado About NothingMA II.iii.169I would have daffed all other respects and made her halfI would haue daft all other respects, and made her halfe
Much Ado About NothingMA IV.i.99If half thy outward graces had been placedIf halfe thy outward graces had beene placed
Much Ado About NothingMA V.i.97And speak off half a dozen dangerous words,And speake of halfe a dozen dang'rous words,
OthelloOth I.i.88Your heart is burst, you have lost half your soul.Your heart is burst, you haue lost halfe your soule
OthelloOth I.iii.174If she confess that she was half the wooer,If she confesse that she was halfe the wooer,
OthelloOth IV.ii.96Faith, half asleep.Faith, halfe a sleepe.
OthelloOth IV.ii.187deliver to Desdemona would half have corrupted adeliuer Desdemona, would halfe haue corrupted a
OthelloOth V.ii.83.1But half an hour!But halfe an houre.
OthelloOth V.ii.155Rot half a grain a day! He lies to th' heart.Rot halfe a graine a day: he lyes to'th'heart,
OthelloOth V.ii.161Thou hast not half that power to do me harmThou hast not halfe that powre to do me harm,
PericlesPer I.iv.96And give them life whom hunger starved half dead.And giue them life, whom hunger-staru'd halfe dead.
PericlesPer II.i.25They say they're half fish, half flesh. A plague on them,They say they're halfe fish, halfe flesh: / A plague on them,
PericlesPer II.i.107Marry, sir, half a day's journey. AndMary sir, halfe a dayes iourney: And
PericlesPer Chorus.III.45On Neptune's billow; half the floodOn Neptunes billow, halfe the flood,
PericlesPer IV.i.45Walk half an hour, Leonine, at the least.walke halfe an houre Leonine, at the least,
Richard IIR2 V.i.60Though he divide the realm and give thee half,Though he diuide the Realme, and giue thee halfe,
Richard IIIR3 I.i.21Into this breathing world, scarce half made up,Into this breathing World, scarse halfe made vp,
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.111Now thy proud neck bears half my burdened yoke,Now thy proud Necke, beares halfe my burthen'd yoke,
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.37His regiment lies half a mile at leastHis Regiment lies halfe a Mile at least
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iv.68Not half so big as a round little wormnot halfe so bigge as a round little Worme,
Romeo and JulietRJ II.v.2In half an hour she promised to return.In halfe an houre she promised to returne,
Romeo and JulietRJ II.vi.34I cannot sum up sum of half my wealth.I cannot sum vp some of halfe my wealth.
Romeo and JulietRJ III.iv.27Therefore we'll have some half a dozen friends,Therefore weele haue some halfe a dozen Friends,
Romeo and JulietRJ V.iii.130.2Full half an hour.Full halfe an houre.
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.ii.206That gives not half so great a blow to hearThat giues not halfe so great a blow to heare,
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.121After my death the one half of my lands,After my death, the one halfe of my Lands,
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.280To wish me wed to one half lunatic,To wish me wed to one halfe Lunaticke,
The Taming of the ShrewTS V.ii.77Son, I'll be your half Bianca comes.Sonne, Ile be your halfe, Bianca comes.
The TempestTem III.i.91.1Till half an hour hence.Till halfe an houre hence.
The TempestTem III.ii.28being but half a fish and half a monster?being but halfe a Fish, and halfe a Monster?
Timon of AthensTim I.ii.145Which was not half so beautiful and kind.Which was not halfe so beautifull, and kinde:
Timon of AthensTim II.ii.149The greatest of your having lacks a halfThe greatest of your hauing, lackes a halfe,
Timon of AthensTim III.ii.42I should not urge it half so faithfully.I should not vrge it halfe so faithfully.
Timon of AthensTim III.ii.86And the best half should have returned to him,And the best halfe should haue return'd to him,
Timon of AthensTim IV.ii.40Who then dares to be half so kind again?Who then dares to be halfe so kinde agen?
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.83Half of the number that King Priam had,Halfe of the number that King Priam had,
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.134Was never Scythia half so barbarous.Was euer Scythia halfe so barbarous?
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.376Renowned Titus, more than half my soul – Renowned Titus more then halfe my soule.
Titus AndronicusTit II.iv.21As half thy love? Why dost not speak to me?As halfe thy Loue: Why doost not speake to me?
Titus AndronicusTit III.i.190And that you'll say ere half an hour pass.And that you'l say ere halfe an houre passe.
Titus AndronicusTit V.i.27‘ Peace, tawny slave, half me and half thy dam!Peace Tawny slaue, halfe me, and halfe thy Dam,
Troilus and CressidaTC II.iii.217An 'twould, you'd carry half.And 'twould, you'ld carry halfe.
Troilus and CressidaTC II.iii.243And give him half; and for thy vigour,And giue him halfe, and for thy vigour,
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.ii.41I would not for half Troy have you seen here.I would not for halfe Troy haue you seene here.
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.v.83This Ajax is half made of Hector's blood,This Aiax is halfe made of Hectors bloud;
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.v.84In love whereof half Hector stays at home;In loue whereof, halfe Hector staies at home:
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.v.85Half heart, half hand, half Hector comes to seekHalfe heart, halfe hand, halfe Hector, comes to seeke
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.v.86This blended knight, half Trojan and half Greek.This blended Knight, halfe Troian, and halfe Greeke.
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.v.93Half stints their strife before their strokes begin.Halfe stints their strife, before their strokes begin.
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.v.218My prophecy is but half his journey yet;My prophesie is but halfe his iourney yet;
Troilus and CressidaTC V.ii.164May worthy Troilus be half attachedMay worthy Troylus be halfe attached
Troilus and CressidaTC V.x.49Your eyes, half out, weep out at Pandar's fall;Your eyes halfe out, weepe out at Pandar's fall:
Twelfth NightTN I.v.111By mine honour, half drunk! What is he at theBy mine honor halfe drunke. What is he at the
Twelfth NightTN III.iv.63of him. I would not have him miscarry for the half ofof him, I would not haue him miscarrie for the halfe of
Twelfth NightTN III.iv.337Hold: there's half my coffer.Hold, there's halfe my Coffer.
Twelfth NightTN III.iv.351I snatched one half out of the jaws of death;I snatch'd one halfe out of the iawes of death,
Twelfth NightTN V.i.90.1Not half an hour before.Not halfe an houre before.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.i.14Half his own heart, set in too, that I hopeHalfe his owne heart, set in too, that I hope
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.i.47.2I half suspectedI halfe suspected
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.iii.66great penn'orth on't, to give half my state that both shegreat / Pen-worth on't, to give halfe my state, that both / She
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.ii.3Have half persuaded her that I am Palamon;Have halfe perswaded her that I am Palamon;
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.348Do't and thou hast the one half of my heart;Do't, and thou hast the one halfe of my heart;
The Winter's TaleWT III.iii.102bear half dined on the gentleman; he's at it now.Beare halfe din'd on the Gentleman: he's at it now.
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.177I think there is not half a kiss to chooseI thinke there is not halfe a kisse to choose
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.336three but jumps twelve foot and a half by th' square.three, but iumpes twelue foote and a halfe by th' squire.
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.636Nay, prithee, dispatch. The gentleman is halfNay prethee dispatch: the Gentleman is halfe

Poems

 5 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1158 They that lose half with greater patience bear it They that loose halfe with greater patience beare it,
SonnetsSonn.17.4 Which hides your life, and shows not half your parts: Which hides your life, and shewes not halfe your parts:
SonnetsSonn.89.5 Thou canst not (love) disgrace me half so ill, Thou canst not (loue) disgrace me halfe so ill,
SonnetsSonn.132.8 Doth half that glory to the sober West Doth halfe that glory to the sober West
Venus and AdonisVen.802 Lust's winter comes ere summer half be done; Lusts winter comes, ere sommer halfe be donne:

Glossary

 19 result(s).
angelgold coin [with the angel Michael depicted], value between a third and half of a pound
Centaurcreature with the upper half of a man and the rear legs of a horse; reputed for bestial behaviour
demi-Atlassupporter of half the world
doit[small Dutch coin = half an English farthing] trivial sum, worthless amount, trifle
halfgo half-shares with one, share the stake with one
halfother half, wife
half-caphalf removal of the cap by way of negligent courtesy
half-facedwith only half the face visible
half-parthalf each, fair shares
halfpencesilver coin worth half of one penny
half-worldhemisphere, half of the globe
harpymythical rapacious bird, half woman, half vulture [symbolizing divine retribution]
hatchedwith the upper half closed
Minotaur['minotawr] son of Pasiphae and a bull from the sea, half bull and half human; kept in Minos' labyrinth; killed by Theseus
moietyhalf, equal share
royalkingly; also: to the value of the English coin worth half a pound
royalgold coin, value of half a pound
Sirensea demon of Greek mythology, half bird, half woman, whose music lured sailors to destruction on the rocky shores of her island
Typhongiant, half man half animal, who fought against the Olympian gods

Thesaurus

 19 result(s).
bird, halfSiren
blind, halfbisson
blind, halfhalf-sight
cap, half removal of ahalf-cap
door, spiked halfpicked-hatch
face visible, with only half the half-faced
globe, half of thehalf-world
halfmoiety
half closed, with the upper [of a door]hatched
half eachhalf-part
half of the globehalf-world
half removal of a caphalf-cap
half the face visible, with only half-faced
half the world, supporter of demi-Atlas
half, otherhalf
removal of a cap, halfhalf-cap
supporter of half the worlddemi-Atlas
upper half closed, with the [of a door]hatched
world, supporter of half the demi-Atlas

Themes and Topics

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Ly...eacherous 1h6 i v 30 sheep run not half so treacherous from the wolf un...
Money... little value equivalent english value half a farthing drachma cor i v 5 see h...
Numbers...wenties item example gloss half a score ts i ii 109 10 score cym...
...y distance in yards] fourteen and a half 2h4 iii ii 46 290 [archery distance in...
Classical mythology...&rsquo feast creature with the upper half of a man and the rear legs of a horse r...
...son of pasiphae and a bull from the sea half bull and...
...bull and half human kept in minos&rsquo labyrinth a...
... within sea demon of greek mythology half bird ...
...bird half woman whose music lured sailors to dest...
...g band of typhon&rsquo s brood giant half man...
...man half animal who fought against the olympian ...

Words Families

 32 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
HALFBASIChalf adj, half adv, half n, half v
HALFACTIONhalf-cap n, half-part n
HALFAMOUNThalf-pint n, half-yard n
HALFCLOTHINGhalf-kirtle n
HALFEMOTIONhalf-malcontent adj
HALFMONEYhalfpence n, halfpenny adj, halfpenny n, halfpennyworth n
HALFOBJECThalf-sword n
HALFPART OF BODYhalf-cheek n, half-cheeked adj, half-face n, half-faced adj
HALFPEOPLEhalf-sight n, half-worker n
HALFPLACEhalf-moon n, halfway adv, half-world n
HALFSPEECHhalf-tale n
HALFSTATEhalf-achieved adj, half-blooded adj, half-blown adj, half-supped adj, half-through adj, half-won adj
HALFTIMEhalf-hour n
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