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1. half a pint, esp of beer
2. Scot a small drink of spirits, esp whisky
3. Golf an equal score on a hole or round with an opponent
4. (in various games) either of two periods of play separated by an interval (the first half and second half)
5. short for halfpenny
6. Sport short for halfback

What does it mean when you dream about a half of something?

The notion of half can be expressed in dreams in a number of different ways. A door half open can indicate indecision. If cut in half, one is in conflict with oneself, between one’s mind and one’s body.

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Summary: A day of official morning across China has seen flags at half mast and public entertainment suspended.
He said: ``We are all very distraught and shocked by Edward's death and agreed flying the flag at half mast was a suitable tribute to him.
This is the man, who, in consultation with Welshpool's mayor, Councillor Shane Squibb, refused to fly the town hall flag at half mast to honour a Welshpool soldier killed this week in Iraq.
FLAGS were flown at half mast and special church services held yesterday in memory of those killed and injured in the Bali terrorist bombing a week ago.
The decision to fly flags at half mast applies only to the first anniversary of Diana's death.