half holiday

half holiday

n
a day of which either the morning or the afternoon is a holiday
Translations

half holiday

nmezza giornata di festa
References in classic literature ?
The world did have it that she showed a passion for attending my sales, when they took place on half holidays, or in vacation time.
Dr Mohammad Ali Shaikh said that the institution went to the extent that once a fortnight the whole Madressah was used to get a half holiday for cricket.
There was, of course, St David's Day, a half holiday and a morning concert, leeks and tall hats to the fore, and it was usually on this occasion that most of us made our first appearance in the local paper, listed as soloists or partsingers in a prize-winning group singing Welsh songs we could barely understand; or again, in one of the interminable comic sketches in which a Welsh dentist might extract a Welsh tooth and large root (in the shape of a Welsh carrot) to such exclamations as 'Darro
The police photo information states: "This team are members of the Police League and the Huddersfield Half Holiday League.
The first stand-alone British comic, Ally Sloper's Half Holiday (1884), was aimed at adults.
The representatives of the workers at this June meeting pointed out that their employers had now agreed to the Saturday half holiday, whereby work finished at around dinner time.
They are urging more parental responsibility in the two towns to half holiday crime.
His argument is based on tracing the roots of the comic book to periodicals published in the nineteenth century, especially Ally Sloper's Half Holiday and Punch in Great Britain and Puck, Judge, and Life in the United States.
The Kaye Shield, presented by T Herbert Kaye for the Huddersfield Half Holiday League back in 1923, has been refurbished and returned to the local FA by the Kaye family.
There were real heroes, among them Tasker Watkins, later a Lord Justice of Appeal, who won the VC and was the cause of a half holiday.
A FIRST half holiday by the Wrexham defence cost Dennis Smith's men dear in this end to end clash on the English Riviera.