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 Half-baked.Half-done. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Half-deck.
 
The sanctum of the second mate, carpenters, coopers, boatswain, and all secondary officers. Quarter-deck, the sanctum of the captain and superior officers. In a gun-decked ship, it is the deck below the spar-deck, extending from the mainmast to the cabin bulk-heads.   1
 


 Half-baked.Half-done. 

 
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