hail

Part of speech: verb

To pour out like hail; pour down hail.

Part of speech: noun

Frozen rain or congealed vapor, falling in pellets.

Part of speech: verb

To salute; call to; give a loud call.

Part of speech: noun

A call to attract attention; greeting.

Part of speech: interjection

An exclamation of greeting.

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Usage examples "hail":

  1. All hail to you, sister! - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  2. That's the way I give the hail to a new day- grinnin' and curious. - "Torchy and Vee", Sewell Ford.
  3. I looked round, and saw indeed that a visible tremor had fallen on the groups about us; it was as though a cold cloud, full of hail and darkness, had floated over a sunny sky. - "The Child of the Dawn", Arthur Christopher Benson.