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halse


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Halse  \Halse\,  v.  t.  [AS.  healsian.] 
  1.  To  embrace  about  the  neck;  to  salute;  to  greet.  [Obs.] 
 
  Each  other  kissed  glad  And  lovely  halst.  --Spenser. 
 
  2.  To  adjure;  to  beseech;  to  entreat.  [Obs.] 
 
  O  dere  child,  I  halse  thee,  In  virtue  of  the  Holy 
  Trinity.  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Halse  \Halse\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Halsed}  (h?lst);  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Halsing}.]  [Cf.  {Hawser}.] 
  To  haul;  to  hoist.  [Obs.]