Halved
Halve Halve (h[aum]v), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Halved} (h[aum]vd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Halving}.] [From {Half}.] 1. To divide into two equal parts; as, to halve an apple; to be or form half of. [1913 Webster]

So far apart their lives are thrown From the twin soul that halves their own. --M. Arnold. [1913 Webster]

2. (Arch.) To join, as two pieces of timber, by cutting away each for half its thickness at the joining place, and fitting together. [1913 Webster]

3. Of a hole, match, etc., to reach or play in the same number of strokes as an opponent.


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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