Definition of Half-and-half

1. Noun. Half milk and half light cream; contains 10% to 18% butterfat.

Generic synonyms: Dairy Product



2. Adjective. In equal parts. "A half-and-half mixture"
Similar to: Equal

3. Adverb. In equal parts. "It was divided half-and-half"

Definition of Half-and-half

1. Adjective. Alternative spelling of half and half ¹

2. Adverb. Alternative spelling of half and half ¹

3. Noun. Alternative spelling of half and half ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Half-and-half

haleness
halenesses
haler
halers
haleru
hales
halesia
halesias
halesome
halest
halethazole
half
half(a)
half-
half-a-gram stain
half-and-half (current term)
half-and-half dressing
half-arsed
half-asleep
half-awake
half-axial projection
half-back
half-baked
half-ball
half-birthday
half-birthdays
half-blood
half-blooded

Literary usage of Half-and-half

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1. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"... the stalwart fidelity of friendship, rare in these easy going, half-and-half, non-committal days; such friendship as allowed no word of disparagement, ..."

2. The Slang Dictionary: Etymological, Historical, and Anecdotal by John Camden Hotten (1874)
"half-and-half, a mixture of ale and porter, much affected by medical ... The term of half-and-half is also applied to the issue of marriages between gipsies ..."

3. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"HALF AND HALF. "Half and half between the parties," as used ln a declaration that the capital stock of a corporation should be divided into a certain number ..."

4. The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication by Charles Darwin (1899)
"This latter tree seldom failed to produce both kinds of fruit. He gives another case of a half-and-half fruit. At Radford in Devonshire" a clingstone peach, ..."

5. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1843)
"Special Juries, half-and-half. Power to any party, on either side, to cause to be substituted to the common jury com- • The line of distinction being, ..."

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