\sˈɛmiːz], \sˈɛmiːz], \s_ˈɛ_m_iː_z]\
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  • se-m[=e]s', adj. half-eaten. [L. semesus, half-eaten, semi-, half, esus--ed[)e]re, to eat.]
1908 - Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language
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