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Half" blood` (?).


The relation between persons born of the same father or of the same mother, but not of both; as, a brother or sister of the half blood. See Blood, n., 2 and 4.


A person so related to another.


A person whose father and mother are of different races; a half-breed.

In the 2d and 3d senses usually with a hyphen.


© Webster 1913.