Halve

Definition of Halve

Pronunciation: häv
n.1.A half.
v. t.1.To divide into two equal parts; as, to halve an apple; to be or form half of.
[imp. & p. p. Halved (hävd); p. pr. & vb. n. Halving.]
So far apart their lives are thrown
From the twin soul that halves their own.
- M. Arnold.
2.(Arch.) To join, as two pieces of timber, by cutting away each for half its thickness at the joining place, and fitting together.
3.Of a hole, match, etc., to reach or play in the same number of strokes as an opponent.

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