half-holiday

[ haf-hol-i-dey, hahf- ]
/ ˈhæfˈhɒl ɪˌdeɪ, ˈhɑf- /
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noun

a holiday limited to half a working day or half an academic day.

Nearby words

  1. half-glasses,
  2. half-grown,
  3. half-hardy,
  4. half-hearted,
  5. half-hitch,
  6. half-hoping,
  7. half-hour,
  8. half-human,
  9. half-hunter,
  10. half-inch

Origin of half-holiday

First recorded in 1545–55

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