- chess (of a file) having a pawn or pawns of only one colour on it
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Examples from the Web for half-open
A few blocks up, the doors are half-open with bare lightbulbs above them.Golden Dawn’s Violent War Against Immigrants in Greece
Barbie Latza Nadeau
June 19, 2012
Then I creep noiselessly through the house and listen at half-open doors.The Christian
Through the half-open doorway she saw a girl standing before an easel.
She stood on tiptoe, bending forward, and held her ear to the half-open door.
There was a slight stir in the passage outside the half-open door.
As he stood at the half-open door, he was disposed to offer his hand.Sir Brook Fossbrooke, Volume I.
Charles James Lever