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 for On one''s half
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Half \Half\ (h[aum]f), n.; pl. Halves (h[aum]vz). [AS. healf.
     See Half, a.]
     1. Part; side; behalf. [Obs.] --Wyclif.
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              The four halves of the house.         --Chaucer.
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     2. One of two equal parts into which anything may be divided,
        or considered as divided; -- sometimes followed by of; as,
        a half of an apple.
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              Not half his riches known, and yet despised.
                                                    --Milton.
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              A friendship so complete
              Portioned in halves between us.       --Tennyson.
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     Better half. See under Better.
  
     In half, in two; an expression sometimes used improperly
        instead of in halves or into halves; as, to cut in
        half. [Colloq.] --Dickens.
  
     In one's half or On one's half, in one's behalf; on one's
        part. [Obs.]
  
     To cry halves, to claim an equal share with another.
  
     To go halves, to share equally between two.
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