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HALE, a. Sound; entire; healthy; robust; not impaired; as a hale body.

HALE, n. Welfare. [Not in use.]

HALE, v.t. To pull or draw with force; to drag. This is now more generally written and pronounced haul, which see. It is always to be pronounced haul.




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HALE, a. Sound; entire; healthy; robust; not impaired; as a hale body.

HALE, n. Welfare. [Not in use.]

HALE, v.t. To pull or draw with force; to drag. This is now more generally written and pronounced haul, which see. It is always to be pronounced haul.


HALE, a. [Sax. hal, sound, whole. See Hail and Heal.]

Sound; entire; healthy; robust; not impaired; as, a hale body.


HALE, n.

Welfare. [Not in use.] – Spenser.


HALE, v.t. [Sw. hala; Fr. haler.]

To pull or draw with force; to drag. This is now more generally written and pronounced haul, which see. It is always to be pronounced haul.


Hale
  1. Sound; entire; healthy; robust; not impaired; as, a hale body.

    Last year we thought him strong and hale. Swift.

  2. Welfare.

    [Obs.]

    All heedless of his dearest hale. Spenser.

  3. To pull; to drag; to haul.

    See Haul. Chaucer.

    Easier both to freight, and to hale ashore. Milton.

    As some dark priest hales the reluctant victim. Shelley.

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Hale

HALE, adjective Sound; entire; healthy; robust; not impaired; as a hale body.

HALE, noun Welfare. [Not in use.]

HALE, verb transitive To pull or draw with force; to drag. This is now more generally written and pronounced haul, which see. It is always to be pronounced haul.

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