Split pease
Split Split, a. 1. Divided; cleft. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Divided deeply; cleft. [1913 Webster]

3. (Exchanges) (a) Divided so as to be done or executed part at one time or price and part at another time or price; -- said of an order, sale, etc. (b) Of quotations, given in sixteenth, quotations in eighths being regular; as, 103/16 is a split quotation. (c) (London Stock Exchange) Designating ordinary stock that has been divided into preferred ordinary and deferred ordinary. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

{Split pease}, hulled pease split for making soup, etc.

{Split pin} (Mach.), a pin with one end split so that it may be spread open to secure it in its place.

{Split pulley}, a parting pulley. See under {Pulley}.

{Split ring}, a ring with overlapped or interlocked ends which may be sprung apart so that objects, as keys, may be strung upon the ring or removed from it.

{Split ticket}, a ballot in which a voter votes for a portion of the candidates nominated by one party, candidates of other parties being substituted for those omitted. [U.S.] [1913 Webster +PJC]


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  • Split — Split, a. 1. Divided; cleft. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Divided deeply; cleft. [1913 Webster] 3. (Exchanges) (a) Divided so as to be done or executed part at one time or price and part at another time or price; said of an order, sale, etc. (b) Of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Split pin — Split Split, a. 1. Divided; cleft. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Divided deeply; cleft. [1913 Webster] 3. (Exchanges) (a) Divided so as to be done or executed part at one time or price and part at another time or price; said of an order, sale, etc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Split pulley — Split Split, a. 1. Divided; cleft. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Divided deeply; cleft. [1913 Webster] 3. (Exchanges) (a) Divided so as to be done or executed part at one time or price and part at another time or price; said of an order, sale, etc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Split ring — Split Split, a. 1. Divided; cleft. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Divided deeply; cleft. [1913 Webster] 3. (Exchanges) (a) Divided so as to be done or executed part at one time or price and part at another time or price; said of an order, sale, etc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Split ticket — Split Split, a. 1. Divided; cleft. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Divided deeply; cleft. [1913 Webster] 3. (Exchanges) (a) Divided so as to be done or executed part at one time or price and part at another time or price; said of an order, sale, etc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pease pudding — Pease pudding, sometimes known as pease pottage or pease porridge, is a baked vegetable product, which mainly consists of split yellow or Carlin peas, water, salt, and spices, often cooked with a bacon or ham joint.It is similar in texture to… …   Wikipedia

  • Split pea — Split peas are the dried peeled and split seeds of Pisum sativum . They come in yellow and green varieties. They have been mechanically split so that they will cook faster.Yellow split peas are sometimes wrongly referred to as a synonym for the… …   Wikipedia

  • pease pudding — ► NOUN chiefly Brit. ▪ a dish of split peas boiled with onion and carrot and mashed to a pulp …   English terms dictionary

  • pease pudding — noun a pudding made with strained split peas mixed with egg • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, ↑Great Britain • Hypernyms: ↑pudd …   Useful english dictionary

  • pease — n.pl. archaic peas. Phrases and idioms: pease pudding boiled split peas (served esp. with boiled ham). Etymology: OE pise pea, pl. pisan, f. LL pisa f. L pisum f. Gk pison: cf. PEA …   Useful english dictionary

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