Half-and-half
Half-and-half Half`-and-half", n. A mixture of two malt liquors, esp. porter and ale, in about equal parts. --Dickens. [1913 Webster]

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  • half-and-half(2) — {n.} A mixture of milk and cream in equal parts, used with cereal or coffee. * /John uses half and half with his cereal, but his wife, who is dieting, uses milk./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • half-and-half(2) — {n.} A mixture of milk and cream in equal parts, used with cereal or coffee. * /John uses half and half with his cereal, but his wife, who is dieting, uses milk./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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