Halve

Halve

(hv), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Halved (hvd); 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.
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So far apart their lives are thrown
From the twin soul that halves their own.
M. Arnold.
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2. (Arch.) To join, as two pieces of timber, by cutting away each for half its thickness at the joining place, and fitting together.
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3. Of a hole, match, etc., to reach or play in the same number of strokes as an opponent.

 

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