hale: Meaning and Definition of
— hal•er, hal•est.
- free from disease or infirmity; robust; vigorous: hale and hearty men in the prime of life.
— haled, hal•ing.
- to compel (someone) to go: to hale a man into court.
- to haul; pull.
Pronunciation: (hä'lā), [key]
- (in Hawaii) a simple thatched-roof dwelling.
- 1822–1909, U.S. clergyman and author.
- 1868–1938, U.S. astronomer.
- 1609–76, British jurist: Lord Chief Justice 1671–76.
- 1755–76, American soldier hanged as a spy by the British during the American Revolution.
- 1788–1879, U.S. editor and author.
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