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Hail

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(1):

(n.) Small roundish masses of ice precipitated from the clouds, where they are formed by the congelation of vapor. The separate masses or grains are called hailstones.

(2):

(v. t.) To call loudly to, or after; to accost; to salute; to address.

(3):

(v. t.) To name; to designate; to call.

(4):

(n.) A wish of health; a salutation; a loud call.

(5):

(v. t.) An exclamation of respectful or reverent salutation, or, occasionally, of familiar greeting.

(6):

(v. i.) To report as one's home or the place from whence one comes; to come; - with from.

(7):

(v. i.) To declare, by hailing, the port from which a vessel sails or where she is registered; hence, to sail; to come; - used with from; as, the steamer hails from New York.

(8):

(a.) Healthy. See Hale (the preferable spelling).

(9):

(v. t.) To pour forcibly down, as hail.

(10):

(v. i.) To pour down particles of ice, or frozen vapors.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Hail'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/h/hail.html. 1828.

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