half moon

half-moon

[haf-moon, hahf-]

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English

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Half Moon

noun
the ship in which Henry Hudson made his voyage to explore America in 1609.
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half-moon
 
n
1.  the moon at first or last quarter when half its face is illuminated
2.  the time at which a half-moon occurs
3.  a.  something shaped like a half-moon
 b.  (as modifier): half-moon spectacles
4.  anatomy a nontechnical name for lunula

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