Definitions for haleness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

haleheɪl(adj.)hal•er, hal•est.

  1. free from disease or infirmity.

Origin of hale:

bef. 1000; ME (north); OE hālwhole

hale′ness(n.)

haleheɪl(v.t.)haled, hal•ing.

  1. to compel (someone) to go:

    to hale a suspect into court.

  2. to haul; pull.

Origin of hale:

1175–1225; ME < MF haler < Gmc; cf. OHG halōn to fetch, OE geholian to get. Cf. haul

hal′er(n.)

Haleheɪl(n.)

  1. Edward Everett,1822–1909, U.S. clergyman and author.

    Category: Biography

  2. George Ellery,1868–1938, U.S. astronomer.

    Category: Biography

  3. Nathan,1755–76, American soldier hanged as a spy by the British during the American Revolution.

    Category: Biography

  4. Sarah Josepha,1788–1879, U.S. editor and author.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wholeness, haleness(noun)

    a state of robust good health

Wiktionary

  1. haleness(Noun)

    The state or quality of being hale.

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