Hail Mary pass - In American football, a Hail Mary pass is a long, desperate pass at the end of the game that is hoped may gain some points, so it is used for a desperate attempt to resolve a serious problem at the last minute.
Hail-fellow-well-met - Someone whose behavior is hearty, friendly and congenial.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. hail, haȝel, AS. hægel, hagol,; akin to D., G., Dan., & Sw. hagel,; Icel. hagl,; cf. Gr. ka`chlhx pebble
Uncle Tom hailed us, and we went on board the Dolphin to supper.
"A Yacht Voyage Round England" by W.H.G. Kingston
Why have they not answered the hail thrice given; the last time loud enough to be heard within the depths of her hold?
"The Flag of Distress" by Mayne Reid
Jack heard the derisive laughter of the pirates who had hailed him as a hero.
"Blackbeard: Buccaneer" by Ralph D. Paine
Dory discovered by this time who it was that hailed him; and he took no further notice of Pearl, who hastened to the wharf.
"All Adrift" by Oliver Optic
A hail from the boatman was answered by a man from the deck of the ship.
"Boy Scouts in the North Sea" by G. Harvey Ralphson
The answer to the night-hail by which it is known that a midshipman or warrant officer is in the boat hailed.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
They hailed him with respectful salutations.
"A Son of Hagar" by Sir Hall Caine
He winked at Dillingham, who hailed a cab and made off.
"Charles Frohman: Manager and Man" by Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
Never was a shower of hail so thick as the shot whistling about our ears.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
He had just emerged from the trees when a gruff voice hailed him.
"The Strange Case of Mortimer Fenley" by Louis Tracy
Sleet! and hail! and thunder!
And ye winds that rave,
Till the sands there under
Tinge the sullen wave --
"The Lee Shore" by Thomas Hood
Yea, and cold and heat,
And the sun and stars and moon,
Sea with her monotonous tune,
Rain and hail and sleet,
"St. Francis and the Birds" by Katharine Tynan
Let Israel to the Prince of Peace
The loud Hosannah sing!
With Hallelujahs and with hymns,
O Zion, hail thy King!
"Hymn VII. Messiah! at thy glad approach" by John Logan
Tempest and torrent,
Thunder and hail,
Roar on their path,
Seizing the while,
As they haste onward,
One after another.
"The Godlike" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Hail to thee, the Workman's Friend,
We wreathe thy brow with roses!
While thy useful page we tend,
Weary heart reposes.
"A Parody On "The Wayside Well"" by Janet Hamilton
Hail the task, and hail the hands!
Songs of joy and triumph sing!
Joy to the victorious bands;
Triumph to the younger king.
"The Fatal Sisters: An Ode" by Thomas Gray
For years, proponents of genetically modified crops have hailed them as a critical tool for weaning farmers from reliance on toxic pesticides.
Jurors in Coleman retrial to hail from West Tennessee.
Maine's 6 Senate hopefuls all hail from away.
Most Dream Act-eligible youth hail from Mexico — and a third live in California.
Top jet skiers hail from Marysville.
Top Producers Hail From Industry's Fringe.
Hail From May 25, 2011.
Movies hail from Hollywood's last 'golden age.
Biden and Palin hail from 2 states having little in common.
Sgt Ralph Anthony hail from the Naples area and spent seven months in Iraq as part of the security of the Kirkuk base.
Asteroid impact fueled hail from hell.
Three of state's top five trap-shooters hail from New Germany.
Two 'Idol' finalists hail from Texas.
Hail from South Whitley.
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Haile, Max-Albert Knus, Markus Rost, and Jean-Pierre Tignol, Algebras of odd degree with involution, trace forms and dihedral extensions, Israel J.
Zero Cycles of Degree One on Principal Homogeneous Spaces
The Copenhagen interpretation is often hailed as the greatest revolution in physics, since it rules out the general applicability of the concept of ob jective physical reality. I am instead inclined to regard it as a kind of “quantum voodoo”: irrationalism in place of dynamics.
Decoherence: Basic Concepts and Their Interpretation
Soon after the discovery of the binary pulsar it was widely hailed as a new testing ground for relativistic gravitational effects.
The Confrontation between General Relativity and Experiment
Thomas D.C., Haile R.W. and Duggan D. (2005) Recent developments in genomewide association scans: a workshop summary and review.
Weighted Hypothesis Testing
Position i of C ’s output holds a hail (h) iff either i ∈ X and position i holds a head (H), or i /∈ X and position i holds a tail (T).
Remarks on "Random Sequences"