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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Health \Health\ (h[e^]lth), n. [OE. helthe, AS. h[=ae]l[thorn], fr. h[=a]l hale, sound, whole. See Whole.] 1. The state of being hale, sound, or whole, in body, mind, or soul; especially, the state of being free from physical disease or pain. [1913 Webster] There is no health in us. --Book of Common Prayer. [1913 Webster] Though health may be enjoyed without gratitude, it can not be sported with without loss, or regained by courage. --Buckminster. [1913 Webster] 2. A wish of health and happiness, as in pledging a person in a toast. "Come, love and health to all." --Shak. [1913 Webster] Bill of health. See under Bill. Health lift, a machine for exercise, so arranged that a person lifts an increasing weight, or moves a spring of increasing tension, in such a manner that most of the muscles of the body are brought into gradual action; -- also called lifting machine. Health officer, one charged with the enforcement of the sanitary laws of a port or other place. To drink a health. See under Drink. [1913 Webster]