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8 definitions found
 for hale
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hale \Hale\ (h[=a]l), a. [Written also hail.] [OE. heil, Icel.
     heill; akin to E. whole. See Whole.]
     Sound; entire; healthy; robust; not impaired; as, a hale
     body.
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           Last year we thought him strong and hale. --Swift.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hale \Hale\, n.
     Welfare. [Obs.]
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           All heedless of his dearest hale.        --Spenser.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hale \Hale\ (h[=a]l or h[add]l; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Haled (h[=a]ld or h[add]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Haling.]
     [OE. halen, halien; cf. AS. holian, to acquire, get. See
     Haul.]
     To pull; to drag; to haul. See Haul. --Chaucer.
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           Easier both to freight, and to hale ashore. --Milton.
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           As some dark priest hales the reluctant victim.
                                                    --Shelley.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  hale
      adj 1: exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health; "hale and
             hearty"; "whole in mind and body"; "a whole person again"
             [syn: hale, whole]
      n 1: a soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a
           spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have
           been `I only regret that I have but one life to give for my
           country' (1755-1776) [syn: Hale, Nathan Hale]
      2: United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are
         associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938) [syn:
         Hale, George Ellery Hale]
      3: prolific United States writer (1822-1909) [syn: Hale,
         Edward Everett Hale]
      v 1: to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical,
           moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job
           in the city"; "He squeezed her for information" [syn:
           coerce, hale, squeeze, pressure, force]
      2: draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets" [syn:
         haul, hale, cart, drag]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  69 Moby Thesaurus words for "hale":
     able-bodied, beefy, bouncing, bunkum, doughty, drag, draggle, draw,
     fit, flourishing, flush, forceful, forcible, forcy, full-blooded,
     full-strength, gutsy, gutty, hale and hearty, hard, hard as nails,
     hardy, haul, healthy, hearty, heave, hefty, husky, in the pink,
     iron-hard, lug, lusty, mighty, nervy, obstinate, potent, powerful,
     puissant, pull, red-blooded, right, robust, robustious, robustuous,
     rude, rugged, sane, snake, sound, stalwart, steely, stout,
     strapping, strong, strong as brandy, strong as strong,
     strong-willed, sturdy, take in tow, tow, trail, train, trawl,
     troll, tug, vigorous, vital, well, wholesome
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Hale -- U.S. County in Alabama
     Population (2000):    17185
     Housing Units (2000): 7756
     Land area (2000):     643.735532 sq. miles (1667.267304 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    12.735412 sq. miles (32.984565 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    656.470944 sq. miles (1700.251869 sq. km)
     Located within:       Alabama (AL), FIPS 01
     Location:             32.768094 N, 87.635687 W
     Headwords:
      Hale
      Hale, AL
      Hale County
      Hale County, AL
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Hale -- U.S. County in Texas
     Population (2000):    36602
     Housing Units (2000): 13526
     Land area (2000):     1004.653964 sq. miles (2602.041712 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.115296 sq. miles (0.298615 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1004.769260 sq. miles (2602.340327 sq. km)
     Located within:       Texas (TX), FIPS 48
     Location:             34.094550 N, 101.790353 W
     Headwords:
      Hale
      Hale, TX
      Hale County
      Hale County, TX
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Hale, MO -- U.S. city in Missouri
     Population (2000):    473
     Housing Units (2000): 222
     Land area (2000):     0.550106 sq. miles (1.424768 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.550106 sq. miles (1.424768 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            29908
     Located within:       Missouri (MO), FIPS 29
     Location:             39.604241 N, 93.343713 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     64643
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Hale, MO
      Hale
  

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