[haf-gal-uh n, hahf-]
  1. holding or consisting of two quarts.
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Examples from the Web for half-gallon

Historical Examples of half-gallon

  • Jim took his half-gallon canteen, ranged up, and dismounted.


    Roger Pocock

  • The missionary put his hand into this sawdust, and drew out a half-gallon can.

    White Fire

    Roy J. Snell

  • Roy poured a half-gallon or so of kerosene into each of the two cylinders and left it over night.

    Tom Slade at Temple Camp

    Percy K. Fitzhugh

  • We procured enough to make our half-gallon bucket full and very strong.

  • He is now to be seen more frequently in the skittle-ground, clasping a half-gallon, instead of a quart of beer.

    Rattlin the Reefer

    Edward Howard