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half-stuff

[haf-stuhf, hahf-] /ˈhæfˌstʌf, ˈhɑf-/
noun
1.
(in a manufacturing process) any material half formed, especially partly prepared pulp for making paper.
Also, half-stock
[haf-stok, hahf-] /ˈhæfˌstɒk, ˈhɑf-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1760-1770
1760-70
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