half rest

noun Music.

a rest equal in time value to a half note.

Nearby words

  1. half note,
  2. half of it,
  3. half pay,
  4. half pint,
  5. half relief,
  6. half seas over,
  7. half shell,
  8. half sister,
  9. half size,
  10. half snipe

Origin of half rest

First recorded in 1895–1900

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