Dimidiating
Dimidiate Di*mid"i*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dimidiated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dimidiating}.] 1. To divide into two equal parts. [Obs.] --Cockeram. [1913 Webster]

2. (Her.) To represent the half of; to halve. [1913 Webster]


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