HALE

hale

1. [Noun]: prolific United States writer (1822-1909)

2. [Noun]: 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)

3. [Noun]: United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938)

4. exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health; "hale and hearty"; "whole in mind and body"; "a whole person again"

5. [Verb]: 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"

6. [Verb]: draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets"

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