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Origin of half-mile
Words nearby half-mile
Example sentences from the Web for half-mile
But Judd may reserve himself for the half-mile, which he is sure to take.
At every half-mile a groaning water-wheel lifted the soft water from the river to the crops by way of a mud-built aqueduct.Actions and Reactions|Rudyard Kipling
In doing so we passed through a tunnel entering Alsace-Lorraine territory, within a half-mile of the German firing line.A Journey Through France in War Time|Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
The two hold-ups take place within a half-mile of each other, within five minutes of each other.Ranson's Folly|Richard Harding Davis
He followed the soldier through the barbed wire that had been set up in a half-mile circle around the leech.The Leech|Phillips Barbee
British Dictionary definitions for half-mile
- half a mile
- (as modifier)a half-mile stretch of the river