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Meaning of hale

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      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}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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