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Moiety

Moi´e`ty   Pronunciation: moi´ė`tŷ
n.1.One of two equal parts; a half; as, a moiety of an estate, of goods, or of profits; the moiety of a jury, or of a nation.
The more beautiful moiety of his majesty's subject.
- Addison.
2.An indefinite part; a small part.
Noun1.moiety - one of two (approximately) equal parts
Synonyms: mediety
2.moiety - one of two basic subdivisions of a tribe

MOIETY. The half of anything; as, if a testator bequeath one moiety of his estate to A, and the other to B, each shall take an equal part. Joint tenants are said to hold by moieties. Lit. 125; 3 M. G. & S. 274, 283

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