verb (used with object), haled, haling.
to compel (someone) to go:
to hale a man into court.
to haul; pull.
healthy and robust (esp in the phrase hale and hearty)
(Scot & Northern English, dialect) whole
(transitive) to pull or drag; haul
George Ellery. 1868–1938, US astronomer: undertook research into sunspots and invented the spectroheliograph
Sir Matthew. 1609–76, English judge and scholar; Lord Chief Justice (1671–76)
“healthy,” Old English hal “healthy, entire, uninjured” (see health). The Scottish and northern English form of whole; it was given a literary sense of “free from infirmity” (1734). Related: Haleness.
c.1200, “drag; summon,” in Middle English used of arrows, bowstrings, reins, anchors, from Old French haler “to pull, haul” (12c.), from a Germanic source, perhaps Frankish *halon or Old Dutch halen; probably also from Old English geholian “obtain” (see haul). Figurative sense of “to draw (someone) from one condition to another” is late 14c. Related: Haled; haling.
/ˈhælɪˌplæŋktən/ noun 1. plankton living in sea water
halisteresis hal·i·ste·re·sis (hāl’ĭ-stə-rē’sĭs, hə-lĭs’tə-) n. A deficiency of lime salts in the bones. hal’i·ste·ret’ic adj.
[hal-ahyt, hey-lahyt] /ˈhæl aɪt, ˈheɪ laɪt/ noun 1. a soft white or colorless mineral, sodium chloride, NaCl, occurring in cubic crystals with perfect cleavage; rock salt. /ˈhælaɪt/ noun 1. a colourless or white mineral sometimes tinted by impurities, found in beds as an evaporite. It is used to produce common salt and chlorine. Composition: sodium […]
[hal-i-toh-sis] /ˌhæl ɪˈtoʊ sɪs/ noun 1. a condition of having offensive-smelling breath; bad breath. /ˌhælɪˈtəʊsɪs/ noun 1. the state or condition of having bad breath n. “bad breath,” 1874, coined from Latin halitus “breath,” related to halare “to breathe” + Greek-based noun suffix -osis. halitosis hal·i·to·sis (hāl’ĭ-tō’sĭs) n. The condition of having foul-smelling breath. Also […]