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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
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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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