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moiety
used in King Lear

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Definition
one of two (approximately) equal parts

or:

chemistry:  a significant segment, portion or part of a molecule that may include a substructure of the functional group
  • It did always seem so to us; but now, in the division of the kingdom, it appears not which of the Dukes he values most, for equalities are so weighed that curiosity in neither can make choice of either's moiety.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — A Room of State in King Lear's Palace (3% in)

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