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halve


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Halve  \Halve\,  v.  t. 
  Of  a  hole,  match,  etc.,  to  reach  or  play  in  the  same  number 
  of  strokes  as  an  opponent. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Halve  \Hal"ve\,  n. 
  A  half.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Halve  \Halve\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Halved};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Halving}.]  [From  {Half}.] 
  1.  To  divide  into  two  equal  parts  as  to  halve  an  apple;  to 
  be  or  form  half  of 
 
  So  far  apart  their  lives  are  thrown  From  the  twin 
  soul  that  halves  their  own  --M.  Arnold. 
 
  2.  (Arch.)  To  join  as  two  pieces  of  timber,  by  cutting  away 
  each  for  half  its  thickness  at  the  joining  place  and 
  fitting  together. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  halve 
  v  :  divide  by  two  divide  into  halves;  "Halve  the  cake" 




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