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 for By halves
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Halves \Halves\ (h[aum]vz), n.,
     pl. of Half.
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     By halves, by one half at once; halfway; fragmentarily;
        partially; incompletely.
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              I can not believe by halves; either I have faith, or
              I have it not.                        --J. H.
                                                    Newman.
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     To go halves. See under Go.
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