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moiety (‘half’ is the most freq. sense)
1. share, portion 1H4 III. i. 97 “my . . . equals not one of yours,” Ham. I. i. 90 “a competem,” Lr. I. i. 7, Sonn. xlvi. 12 “The clear eye's and the dear heart's part.”
2. small part, lesser share or portion Wint. II. iii. 8 “a moiety of my rest,” Lucr. Ded. 2
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