plural noun Midland and Southern U.S.
Origin of halvers
Related Words for halversdivision, stake, proportion, part, interest, dividend, percentage, contribution, claim, serving, divide, taste, chunk, dose, measure, quantum, slice, end, apportionment, bite
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Historical Examples of halvers
The man who owned the land, I worked on halvers, sold it on the Liverpool market.
He was a cheerful, stirin' cretur, always doin' somethin', and no man can say he ever see him do anything by halvers.Sketches New and Old, Complete
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
She moved off to a little house on ol' miss's plantation and make a crop on halvers.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States
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