halver

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

halver (plural halvers)

  1. a fisherman who places a net to catch fish in the retreating tide
  2. (plural only) sharing in halves
    Let's go halvers on the tab tonight.

Quotations[edit]

sharing

  • 1816:like a Scotch schoolboy when he finds anything, "Nae halvers and quarters--hale o' mine ain and 'nane o' my neighbour's." — Sir Walter Scott, The Antiquary, Vol.2, 1816