halfling

noun
half·​ling | \ pronunciation at half +lə̇n or liŋ \
variants: or halflin \ -​lə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of halfling

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 chiefly Scottish : a half-grown person
2 chiefly Scottish : half of a silver penny

halfling

adjective
\ " \
variants: or halflin \ " \

Definition of halfling (Entry 2 of 2)

chiefly Scottish
: not fully grown : immature

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History and Etymology for halfling

Noun

half + -ling

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“Halfling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/halfling. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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