Part of speech: verb

To drag by force; haul; lug.

Part of speech: adjective

Of sound and vigorous health; robust.

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Usage examples "hale":

  1. I feel so hale and hearty at my work that I may expect everything- not only the success of my music, but better health as well- if I can only stick to it without interruption and yield to my splendid mood without anxiety. - "Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt, Volume 1", Francis Hueffer (translator).
  2. Bless my statue of Nathan Hale! - "Tom Swift and his Electric Locomotive or, Two Miles a Minute on the Rails", Victor Appleton.
  3. An ardent patriot, this John Hale, in 1676, gave about one- twelfth of his salary, some seventy pounds, for defense in King Philip's War. - "Nathan Hale", Jean Christie Root.