- a share, as in profits, equal to one half.
- a claim to half the income from a share of stock.
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Examples from the Web for half-share
He'd a half-share in a trawler, three cottages, and money in the bank.When It Was Dark
Out of my half-share of this profit I had to pay for insurance and poor rates 3,000.The Mapleson Memoirs, vol I
James H. Mapleson
A half-share, and you and Leger can work the thing between you.Delilah of the Snows
And she has offered to lend him enough to buy a half-share in a business.Danny's Own Story
Blinky Bill had a half-share in all the bookies' winnings, so he chuckled grimly as he went to the rails to watch the race.Three Elephant Power
Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson