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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hail  \Hail\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Halled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Halting}.]  [OE.  hailen,  AS  haqalian.] 
  To  pour  down  particles  of  ice,  or  frozen  vapors. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Halt  \Halt\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Halted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Halting}.] 
  1.  To  hold  one's  self  from  proceeding;  to  hold  up  to  cease 
  progress;  to  stop  for  a  longer  or  shorter  period;  to  come 
  to  a  stop;  to  stand  still 
 
  2.  To  stand  in  doubt  whether  to  proceed,  or  what  to  do  to 
  hesitate;  to  be  uncertain. 
 
  How  long  halt  ye  between  two  opinions?  --1  Kings 
  xviii.  21 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  halting 
  adj  1:  disabled  in  the  feet  or  legs  [syn:  {crippled},  {halt},  {lame}] 
  2:  fragmentary  or  halting  from  emotional  strain;  "uttered  a  few 
  broken  words  of  sorrow" 




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