a.1.Imperfectly hatched; as, half-hatched eggs.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"I'm thinking of giving her durian fruit or half-hatched eggs.
Offer no half-hatched fragments of what could be an impressive suggestion.
In the southern province of Hunan, a housewife grabbed several eggs stored at room temperature only to find half-hatched chicks, state media reported.
From the chicken coop, the apron was used for carrying eggs, fussy chicks and sometimes half-hatched eggs to be finished in a warm oven.
The play is still half-hatched and in need of focus, but this squalling, red-faced newborn is passionately alive, nonetheless.
Lumpy, bulgy-eyed and only recognizable as pigeons through an intense effort of will on the audience's part, the east of "Valiant" appears even more ungainly than "Chicken Run's" half-hatched plasticine poultry, although CGI allows for more convincing feather textures.