Fifty dollars: Half an hour after I’d lent Reno the half bill, he was back uptown (1920s+)
[haf-lahyt, hahf-] /ˈhæfˌlaɪt, ˈhɑf-/ noun 1. light that is about half its customary brightness, or that is partially dimmed or obscured: the half-light of early dawn; a room in half-light. noun 1. a dim light, as at dawn or dusk
[haf-beek, hahf-] /ˈhæfˌbik, ˈhɑf-/ noun 1. any of several marine fishes of the family Hemiramphidae, having a greatly elongated lower jaw. /ˈhɑːfˌbiːk/ noun 1. any marine and freshwater teleost fish of the tropical and subtropical family Hemiramphidae, having an elongated body with a short upper jaw and a long protruding lower jaw
noun 1. a bathroom containing only a toilet and wash basin; powder room.
- Half load
noun phrase Fifteen packets of a narcotic, esp of cocaine or heroin (1960s+ Narcotics)