Definition of Halfen

1. a. Wanting half its due qualities.



Definition of Halfen

1. Adjective. (obsolete) Lacking half of its due qualities. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Halfen

1. half [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Halfen

halfbacks
halfbaked
halfbeak
halfbeaks
halfbirthday
halfbirthdays
halfbreed
halfbreeds
halfbrother
halfbrothers
halfcourt
halfcourts
halfdeck
halfdecks
halfe
halfen (current term)
halfendeal
halfer
halfers
halfhearted
halfheartedly
halfheartedness
halflife
halflin
halfling
halflings
halflins
halflives
halfmonth
halfmonths

Literary usage of Halfen

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1. Geschichte Des Altgermanischen und Namentlich Altbairischen Oeffentlich by Georg Ludwig von Mauer (1824)
"... vertheidigen halfen, wie die folgende Zeit lehrt, keineswegs ausgeschlossen waren, und in Civil- ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"English. halfen! (hä'fn), a. [Appar. < half + -en», but due to halfen- in ... halfen eye did wyle. His halfen e-ijf, he wiled wondrous well, ..."

3. Anfangsgrunde Der Praktischen Mechanik Der Bürgerlichen und Kriegskunst by Georg Simon Kluegel (1807)
"... ben halfen AB (Fig. 4. ... halfen, bie Peine £>ana,eí faule ^aben. ... übrigen halfen on E mit ..."

4. The Novelist's Magazine (1785)
"Abon halfen remembered very well that the caliph, when he took him into the palace, pro- mifed never to let him want any thing. ..."

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