[haf-shair, hahf-]


a share, as in profits, equal to one half.
a claim to half the income from a share of stock.

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Examples from the Web for half-share

Historical Examples of half-share

  • He'd a half-share in a trawler, three cottages, and money in the bank.

  • Out of my half-share of this profit I had to pay for insurance and poor rates 3,000.

  • A half-share, and you and Leger can work the thing between you.

    Delilah of the Snows

    Harold Bindloss

  • And she has offered to lend him enough to buy a half-share in a business.

  • Blinky Bill had a half-share in all the bookies' winnings, so he chuckled grimly as he went to the rails to watch the race.

    Three Elephant Power

    Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson