• Pot: Hale's Point, Tennessee.--1/3
    Pot: Hale's Point, Tennessee.--1/3
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj hale exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health "hale and hearty","whole in mind and body","a whole person again"
    • v hale draw slowly or heavily "haul stones","haul nets"
    • v hale 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"
    • n Hale prolific United States writer (1822-1909)
    • n Hale United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938)
    • n Hale 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)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Hale hāl Sound; entire; healthy; robust; not impaired; as, a hale body. "Last year we thought him strong and hale ."
    • v. t Hale To pull; to drag; to haul. "Easier both to freight, and to hale ashore.""As some dark priest hales the reluctant victim."
    • n Hale Welfare. "All heedless of his dearest hale ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • hale To drag; draw; pull; move by dragging.
    • hale To vex; trouble; worry; “pull and haul.”
    • hale To get by solicitation or importunity.
    • hale To go or come by means of drawing, pushing, or pressing; push or press on; move on; proceed.
    • n hale A violent pull; a haul; the act of dragging forcibly.
    • n hale A rake with long teeth for raking pebbles from brooks.
    • n hale An instrument for hanging a pot over a fire.
    • hale Sound; entire; healthy; robust; not impaired in health: as, hale of body.
    • hale Whole; entire; unbroken; without a break or other impairment.
    • n hale Safety; welfare: same as heal.
    • hale To pour out.
    • n hale A tent; a pavilion; a temporary shelter.
    • n hale A pseudo-archaic form of hole.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Hale hāl healthy: robust: sound of body
    • n Hale (Spens.) welfare
    • v.t Hale hāl to drag.
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  • William Shakespeare
    “Is it not strange that sheep's guts should hale souls out of men's bodies?”
  • Edward Everett Hale
    Edward Everett Hale
    “Do you pray for the Senators, Dr. Hale? someone asked the chaplain. No, I look at the Senators and pray for the country.”


Hale and hearty - Someone who is hale and hearty is in very good health.


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. halen, halien,; cf. AS. holian, to acquire, get. See Haul
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A variant of haul.


In literature:

Hall is sometimes for Hale (Chapter II), and its Old French translation is one source of Sale.
"The Romance of Names" by Ernest Weekley
The Hale is another one which has the same record exactly.
"Northern Nut Growers Association, Report of the Proceedings at the Fourth Annual Meeting" by Various
Joseph stopped at the house of Isaac Hale, already noticed as having furnished board to the diggers.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 26, August, 1880" by Various
"Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie in 1860-'61" by Abner Doubleday
The Butlers continued to occupy Bewsey till the year 1603, when Edward Butler sold this estate to the Irelands of Hale.
"Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2)" by John Roby
If anyone irritated or displeased him he was haled up "under the greenwood" and sentenced to death.
"An African Adventure" by Isaac F. Marcosson
It exhibited a kind-hearted, hale old countenance.
"On the Portraits of English Authors on Gardening," by Samuel Felton
Margaret Hale remained the Patrol Leader and Dorothy McClain her Corporal.
"The Girl Scouts in Beechwood Forest" by Margaret Vandercook
Miss Hale had made unusual visits and had been closeted with her parents for hours.
"Elizabeth Hobart at Exeter Hall" by Jean K. Baird
SAN FRANCISCO OFFICE Theodore Hale, 369 Pine St. CHICAGO OFFICE 1032 Capitol Bldg.
"The Art of Stage Dancing" by Ned Wayburn
Any critic inclined to find fault may ask me where is the ever-memorable John Hales?
"A History of English Literature" by George Saintsbury
Bob Hale was as much in trouble as I was, and he could not tell what to do any better than I could.
"Seek and Find" by Oliver Optic
Captain Hale glanced at the card.
"Uncle Sam's Boys as Sergeants" by H. Irving Hancock
From his various biographers, many pleasant stories may be gleaned concerning Hale's freedom from base love of money.
"A Book About Lawyers" by John Cordy Jeaffreson
So early the next morning Hull and Hale started out together.
"The Story of Nathan Hale" by Henry Fisk Carlton
Suddenly his whole soul protested against having her haled before the meeting.
"A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
John Brydges, yeoman, and Thomas Hales were placed in charge of the King's property.
"Memorials of Old London" by Various
Betty ruffled her hair every little while and scowled at Miss Hale, who was correcting papers at her desk.
"Polly's Senior Year at Boarding School" by Dorothy Whitehill
One of his pupils said that Hale would put his hand upon a fence as high as his head, and clear it easily at a bound.
"Hero Stories from American History" by Albert F. Blaisdell
They consisted of two brigades, that of General Hale on the right wing, and that of General Wheaton on the left wing.
"The Campaign of the Jungle" by Edward Stratemeyer

In poetry:

The peaks of Scotland, where the din
And flame of thunders go,
Seem near me, with the masculine,
Hale sons of wind and snow.
"Heath from the Highlands" by Henry Kendall
WITHOUT my door at morning-tide
There rang a summons hale and fair;
I roused and threw the portal wide,
And lo, young April there!
"The Visitor" by Clinton Scollard
But mounting thoughts are haled down
With heavy poise of mortal load,
And blustring storms deny my ship
In Virtue's haven secure abode.
"Man's Civil War" by Robert Southwell
"Yet there was mony a stricken heart,
Whase faith an' hope was like to fail;
But aye some word in season cam'
To mak' the wounded speerit hale.
"Grannie's Crack Aboot The Famine In Auld Scotlan' In 1739-40" by Janet Hamilton
For after she tauld me, when I was a wean,
That, whaever sat by nicht
On the Piper's Tree, took a lust for gowd,
And made it their hale delicht.
"The Piper's Tree" by Alexander Anderson
Will and Tam wi' hearts a' lowpin
Mark'd the hale, but could nae bide;
Far frae hame, nae time for stoppin,
Baith wish'd for their ain fire side:
"Scotland's Scaith, Or, The History O' Will And Jean. Owre True A Tale. In Two Parts" by Hector MacNeill

In news:

The Toronto Blue Jays announced Monday the hiring of bench coach DeMarlo Hale and Chad Mottola as their new hitting coach.
Hale left his job as the Baltimore Orioles third base coach to join Toronto.
Bloomington attendees included City Manager David Hales and aldermen Judy Stearns and Rob Fazzini.
J Kipling, head brewer at Hale's Ales Brewery in Seattle, pulls some Wee Heavy Winter Ale from the tap.
Wee Heavy Winter Ale , left, and Rudyard's Rare winter brews from Hale.
"Plaster dust has become part of plaster care," said Que Hales, a partner with the consulting group onBalance.
Whitley's Jason Hale tries to defend against the basket.
Hales Wins Landslide In Portland Mayoral Race.
Hale/The Daily Times A section of the Four Corners Power Plant operates to generate power across the region Monday morning.
Nathan Hale 73, Archbishop Murphy 56.
Arthur Fredrick Beaumont, 89, of Kailua, Oaha, died Nov 11 at the Hale Hoola Hamakua.
Enjoy the Technicolored splendor of fall Sunday at Boerner Botanical Gardens, 9400 W Boerner Drive, Hales Corners.
Bobby Dickerson has been chosen to replace DeMarlo Hale as the Orioles' third base coach.
Dinwiddie High School announced Corey Hale as its new head baseball coach Friday.
Hale joined the Dinwiddie staff in 2011 as a social studies teacher.

In science:

Comments: Excitation energies and spectroscopic factors of threshold states are presented in Hale et al. [114].
Charged-Particle Thermonuclear Reaction Rates: II. Tables and Graphs of Reaction Rates and Probability Density Functions
The TRGB data used here is taken from the literature and involves many telescopes, including WFPC2/ACS on board the Hubble Space Telescope, the 5m Hale telescope at Palomar Observatory, Isaac Newton Telescope Wide Field Camera, Wisconsin Indiana Yale NOAO 3.5m telescope, VLT etc.
Astrophysical Tests of Modified Gravity: Constraints from Distance Indicators in the Nearby Universe
Hale et al. 1919) but found no significant differences in the results.
Signature of Differential Rotation in Sun-as-a-Star Ca II K Measurements
Hales, The status of the Kepler conjecture, Math.
Sphere packings II
For small ε we add to the solutions found by previous authors, especially Angennent, Mallet-Paret and Peletier, and by Hale and Sakamoto, and also give new elementary ode proofs of their results.
A shooting approach to layers and chaos for a forced Duffing equation
Two recent ones, which cite other related work, are by Hale and Salazar [HS1],[HS2].
A shooting approach to layers and chaos for a forced Duffing equation
We start by stating the well-known Hales– Jewett Theorem in our notation.
Techniques for approaching the dual Ramsey property in the projective hierarchy
Hale, Ordinary Differential Equations, Pure and Applied Mathematics XXI, WileyInterscience [John Wiley and Sons], New York, 1969. J. K.
Averaging Theorems for Ordinary Differential Equations and Retarded Functional Differential Equations
Indeed, the relative production rates vary as a function of heliocentric distances, as was found for comet Hale-Bopp which was observed over a large range of heliocentric distances .
Cometary diversity and cometary families
But we must point out how poor is our understanding of the meaning of the cometary ortho-to-para ratio, and we are still awaiting for an explanation to the different 14N/15N ratios observed for CN and HCN in comet Hale-Bopp.
Cometary diversity and cometary families
Small satellite missions to long-period comets: the Hale-Bopp opportunity.
Cometary diversity and cometary families
The thermal infrared spectra of comets Hale-Bopp and 103P/Hartley 2 observed with the Infrared Space Observatory.
Cometary diversity and cometary families
The Hales numbered n-dimensional hypercube and the corresponding adjacency matrix exhibit interesting recursive structures in n.
Recursive Structure and Bandwidth of Hales-Numbered Hypercube
The proof also reveals some interesting effects of the Hales numbering on hypercubes.
Recursive Structure and Bandwidth of Hales-Numbered Hypercube
Then the row vectors of S (n) , from top to bottom, are al l vertices of Q(n) in the increasing Hales order.
Recursive Structure and Bandwidth of Hales-Numbered Hypercube