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[haf-tur-ning, hahf-] /ˈhæfˌtɜr nɪŋ, ˈhɑf-/
noun, Furniture. Unabridged
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  • half-turning in his chair, he called to one of the men-at-arms to ascertain who came.

    The Shame of Motley Raphael Sabatini
  • Cesare waved his hand in his direction, half-turning to the men-at-arms behind him.

    The Shame of Motley Raphael Sabatini
  • half-turning to Bucks, Scott laid his hand on his arm again.

    The Mountain Divide Frank H. Spearman
  • With incredible quickness the outlaw, half-turning to cover Scott, fired.

    The Mountain Divide Frank H. Spearman
  • "Go to bed berry soon," he mumbled, half-turning as he spoke.

    Moby Dick; or The Whale Herman Melville
  • He put out his arm, half-turning from over the fire to get the book.

    The Late Tenant

    Louis Tracy
  • She had paused at the door, half-turning; their eyes met once more.

    V. V.'s Eyes

    Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • He waved a hand at her, half-turning in his saddle as he rode.

    Bucky O'Connor William MacLeod Raine
  • Suddenly the new-comer stopped with her hands on the keys, half-turning and looking over her shoulder.

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