(of a memory, idea, etc) partially remembered or recalled

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Examples from the Web for half-remembered

Historical Examples of half-remembered

  • Some half-remembered American phrase of Cousin Egbert's ran in my mind.

    Ruggles of Red Gap

    Harry Leon Wilson

  • It's a strange thing, this cropping up of half-remembered faces in new surroundings.

  • And for a vague, bewildered, half-remembered moment we searched frantically up and down the craggy shore of the lagoon.

    Kastle Krags

    Absalom Martin

  • He looked about it as one looks on a half-remembered spot visited long ago.

    The Adventures of Bobby Orde

    Stewart Edward White

  • This half-remembered Earth filled him with an almost unbearable longing.