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hail
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 10
1. Healthy. See Hale ( the preferable spelling).
Part of Speech: noun
1. Small roundish masses of ice precipitated from the clouds, where they are formed by the congelation of vapor. The separate masses or grains are called hailstones.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To pour down particles of ice, or frozen vapors.
2. To declare, by hailing, the port from which a vessel sails or where she is registered; hence, to sail; to come; - used with from; as, the steamer hails from New York.
3. To report as one's home or the place from whence one comes; to come; - with from.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To pour forcibly down, as hail.
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