Definition of Half-clothed
1. Adjective. Inadequately clothed.
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Literary usage of Half-clothed
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1. Ceremonies Connected with the Inauguration of the Mausoleum and the by Lee Memorial Association, William Allan, John Warwick Daniel (1883)
"So Lee stood with a half-fed and half-clothed soldiery, composed largely of stripling youth and failing age, beating back his three-fold foe, ..."
2. Transactions of the Seventh International Congress of Hygiene and Demography by Charles Edward Shelly (1893)
"... remarks in discussion OD Can hungry and half-clothed children be efficiently educated ? 202 Mensurations anthropométriques (Juin 1891) Tableau des ..."
3. Proceedings by Royal Colonial Institute (Great Britain) (1896)
"... of the natives are unclothed, and one-third half clothed, and that it is England's mission to clothe the half-clothed and half-clothe the unclothed. ..."
4. Tait's Edinburgh Magazine by William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone (1845)
"Here may be seen, in the sun, the sung mother, half-clothed in the most squalid ii^s, her uncovered and dishevelled black hair tillered in wild confusion ..."
5. History of the Twelfth Massachusetts Volunteers (Webster Regiment) by Benjamin F. Cook, James Beale (1882)
"Half-fed and half-clothed ? Yes. The men were suffering fearfully for lack of proper clothing and sufficient food. But it is difficult to place the blame ..."