Definition of Halflings

1. Noun. (plural of halfling) ¹



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Definition of Halflings

1. halfling [n] - See also: halfling

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Halflings

halfcourt
halfcourts
halfdeck
halfdecks
halfe
halfen
halfendeal
halfer
halfers
halfhearted
halfheartedly
halfheartedness
halflife
halflin
halfling
halflings (current term)
halflins
halflives
halfmonth
halfmonths
halfness
halfnesses
halfpace
halfpaces
halfpence
halfpennies
halfpenny
halfpennyworth
halfpennyworths
halfpike

Literary usage of Halflings

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1. Italy and the Italians by Friedrich von Raumer (1840)
"Tuscany—Leopold's Legislation—Agriculture—halflings. Florence, June 8th. THE house of Austria is in general represented as having an inordinate inclination ..."

2. On the Face of the Waters: A Tale of the Mutiny by Flora Annie Webster Steel (1897)
"A sweeper woman, he said, bought ' halflings ' for an Afghan's bibi. As if an Afghani would use three halflings in one day! ..."

3. Ancient Meols: Or, Some Account of the Antiquities Found Near Dove Point, on by Abraham Hume (1863)
"For instance, the corns of these kings, catalogued below, comprise more halflings than whole pieces, mingled with numerous ..."

4. British Farmer's Magazine (1840)
"The cause of the halflings succeeding the Leicester, I considered, was owing to their age. They are a profitable hardy kind of sheep, and ought to be bred ..."

5. Poems of Places by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1876)
"... As I suppose; and girt she was alite, Thus halflings loose for haste, to such delight It was to see her youth in ..."

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