There are 2 definitions of hale in English:

hale1

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Pronunciation: /heɪl
 
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adjective

Origin

Old English, northern variant of hāl 'whole'.

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There are 2 definitions of hale in English:

hale2

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Pronunciation: /heɪl
 
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verb

[with object and adverbial of direction] archaic
  • Drag or draw forcibly: he haled an old man out of the audience
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    • Before I could say anything I felt myself being dragged, somehow I managed to grab Tori's shirt haling him to his feet, and dragging him along behind me.
    • Tomorrow he will be haled before a court for his crimes.
    • In any case, the death of Pelléas is a crude murder by a crazed enemy, whose depravity has already been manifest in the horrendous scene in which Golaud hales Mélisande up and down by the hair of her lovely head.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French haler, from Old Norse hala.

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