Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 08/05/15 Hale

Hale (adjective)
hale [heyl]

1. free from disease or infirmity; robust; vigorous: hale and hearty men in the prime of life.

sound, healthy


Origin: before 1000; Middle English (north); Old English hāl whole

Hale (verb)
hale [heyl]

verb (used with object), haled, haling.
1. to compel (someone) to go: to hale a man into court.
2. to haul; pull.

Origin: 1175-1225; Middle English halen < Middle French haler < Germanic; compare Dutch halen to pull, fetch; akin to Old English geholian to get, German holen to fetch. See haul

Hale (noun)
hale [hah-ley]

1. (in Hawaii) a simple thatched-roof dwelling.

Origin: < Hawaiian; house, building

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.

yeah...I went there. I couldn't resist when I saw the word. lol
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