Halsed vs Halved - What's the difference?

halsed | halved |


As verbs the difference between halsed and halved

is that halsed is (halse) while halved is (halve).

halsed

English

Verb

(head)
  • (halse)

  • halse

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) hals, from (etyl) .

    Alternative forms

    * (l) (Scotland)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (anatomy, archaic) The neck; the throat.
  • Derived terms
    * (l)

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) halsen, halchen, from (etyl) *.

    Alternative forms

    * (l) * (l) (dialectal) * (l), (l) (Scotland)

    Verb

    (hals)
  • (label) To fall upon the neck of; embrace.
  • *:
  • soo the Kyng took a lytel hackney and but fewe felauship with him vntyl he came vnto sir Tristrams pauelione / and whanne syre Trystram sawe the Kynge / he ranne vnto hym and wold haue holden his styrope / But the kynge lepte from his hors lyghtly / and eyther halsed other in armes

    Etymology 3

    From (etyl) halsen, . More at (l), (l).

    Verb

    (hals)
  • To greet; salute; hail.
  • To beseech; adjure.
  • Etymology 4

    From (etyl) .

    Alternative forms

    * (l)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Verb

    (hals)
  • (obsolete) To haul; to hoist.
  • Anagrams

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    halved

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (halve)

  • halve

    English

    Verb

    (halv)
  • To reduce to half the original amount.
  • To divide into two halves.
  • To make up half of.
  • * M. Arnold
  • So far apart their lives are thrown / From the twin soul that halves their own.
  • (architecture) To join two pieces of timber etc. by cutting away each for half its thickness at the joining place, and fitting together.
  • Anagrams

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