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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Halves \Halves\ (h[aum]vz), n., pl. of Half. [1913 Webster] By halves, by one half at once; halfway; fragmentarily; partially; incompletely. [1913 Webster] I can not believe by halves; either I have faith, or I have it not. --J. H. Newman. [1913 Webster] To go halves. See under Go. [1913 Webster]