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halfway to or at the midpoint between two ends or conditions. [4 definitions]
halfway house a special residence where people who have been released from institutions, such as mental patients, prisoners, and drug addicts, are helped to adjust to ordinary life.
half-wit one who is mentally retarded or deficient. [2 definitions]
halibut any of several large, edible flatfishes found in the northern Atlantic or Pacific.
halide a chemical compound consisting of a halogen and one other element or group.
halite a mineral composed of sodium chloride; rock salt.
halitosis foul-smelling breath.
hall a narrow passageway in a building; corridor. [3 definitions]
hallelujah an exclamation used to express praise, as of God, or joy or gratitude. [2 definitions]
Halley's Comet a comet, last seen in 1986, that returns every seventy-six years.
halliard variant of halyard.
hallmark an official mark or stamp used in England to certify that a gold or silver article meets established standards of purity. [4 definitions]
hallo used as a greeting, esp. from a distance, or to catch someone's attention. [6 definitions]
Hall of Fame a memorial hall or building dedicated to illustrious or famous persons in a particular profession, sport, or the like. [2 definitions]
halloo to call out loudly to attract the attention of (someone). [3 definitions]
hallow to consecrate or make holy. [3 definitions]
hallowed considered sacred; venerated. [2 definitions]
Halloween October 31, the eve of All Saints' Day, which is now celebrated primarily by costumed children who go from house to house begging for treats or playing tricks.
hall tree a clothes tree, esp. one standing in an entrance hall.
hallucinate to have hallucinations. [2 definitions]
hallucination a false or distorted but compelling sensory perception, as induced by drugs or by mental derangement such as schizophrenia. [2 definitions]