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  • n. Alternative spelling of demy.
  • n. a fifty pence piece.
  • n. A bottle of wine containing 0.375 liters of fluid, 1/2 the volume of a standard bottle; a split.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See demy, n.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as demy, 2.
  • n. A prefix denoting ‘half.’


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  • You forgot: 3. the much older wife of young studly actor (and ex-wife of a older studly actor)

    August 15, 2011

  • Demi means 1. adjective (& adverb) half; half-sized, diminutive; 2. (noun) a half (Oxford English Dictionary).

    August 15, 2011