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NOUN (3)

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]


VERB (2)

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";
- Example: "He squeezed her for information"
[syn: coerce, hale, squeeze, pressure, force]

2. draw slowly or heavily;
- Example: "haul stones"
- Example: "haul nets"
[syn: haul, hale, cart, drag]


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health;
- Example: "hale and hearty"
- Example: "whole in mind and body"
- Example: "a whole person again"
[syn: hale, whole]


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. [1913 Webster] Last year we thought him strong and hale. --Swift. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hale \Hale\, n. Welfare. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] All heedless of his dearest hale. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]
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. [1913 Webster] Easier both to freight, and to hale ashore. --Milton. [1913 Webster] As some dark priest hales the reluctant victim. --Shelley. [1913 Webster]
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]
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
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
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
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