Scranton, small as she was then, gave us two companies, which was scarcely a moiety of the number she sent into the service.
He who gave her the money of which she e'en presented me a moiety.
A moiety of our anticipated increase of population will be available for this hitherto mismanaged source of wealth.
How is it only a moiety of these bodies that is represented?
Again, without some moiety of faith and trust, how can a man not feel to be defrauded of a mighty blessing?
It allowed Ralegh a moiety of the penalties accruing to the Crown.
The symptoms of scurvy, as he gives them, cover perhaps the one moiety of disease, and those of ague the other.
The shares that remained received the name of "adventurer's moiety."
The moiety of the estate which he will forfeit, shall be his the next moment, by deed of gift.
There is only 'in each local centre a great predominance of one moiety.'
"an equal half," mid-15c., from Old French moite, earlier meitiet (12c., Modern French moitié) "half; middle; portion, piece," from Latin meditatem (nominative medietas) "half," originally "middle point," from medius "middle" (see medial (adj.)).
moiety moi·e·ty (moi'ĭ-tē)
One of two or more parts into which something may be divided, such as the various parts of a vitamin or molecule.