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dīmidium ī, n

dimidius, the half : Vix dum dimidium dixeram, was hardly half through , T.: ut ne minus dimidium ad illum perveniret: quos dimidio redderet stultiores, by half : Hibernia dimidio minor quam, etc., Cs.: Maior dimidio, H.: minus dimidio hostium quam antea occisum, L. —Prov.: Dimidium facti, qui coepit, habet, well begun is half done , H.

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