Count Ambrose and his better-half stayed in the castle; the good mother would never leave her nursling.
That you had a better-half somewhere, to which you belong when you are at home.
They had wrangled all the thirty years they had been married; but Toine was good-humored, while his better-half grew angry.
He would have recognised the actress, however, if his better-half had allowed him to do so.
Clearly as I am Jim's "better-half" I couldn't go anywhere that he didn't go.
His better-half not unfrequently pretends to be a soothsayer, and he is often a musician.
When we left the house in the morning I saw Benry's better-half placing a few eggs in water to boil over the fire.
No one couple in all that squalid district was more drunk p. 24that night than Carroty Bill and his better-half.
Dr. Selberg asked him if he could not cure his better-half of so dangerous a propensity.
Each one then hunts for his partner or "better-half," comparing the pictures and number.
One's wife; occasionally, one's husband
[late 1500s+; either because the beloved is more than half of one or is the superior part, the soul]