noun, plural moi·e·ties.
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I frankly confess that from thenceforward I considered the second Moiety of the Reward as lost for ever.
He paid the second moiety of the 2,000 on the 28th of July; on the same day the election committee was ballotted.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
You can take up half of what are on the bed out yonder, and you may carry them away with you, leaving a moiety to us.Adrift on the Pacific|Edward S. Ellis
The altered tone of the miller's moiety corresponded very much with this supposition.Peveril of the Peak|Sir Walter Scott
In his extremity, he was rescued by La Cosa who had kept in hand a moiety of the shore party.South American Fights and Fighters|Cyrus Townsend Brady