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Definitions of hail:

  • noun:   enthusiastic greeting
  • noun:   precipitation of ice pellets when there are strong rising air currents
  • verb:   be a native of
    Example: "She hails from Kalamazoo"
  • verb:   precipitate as small ice particles
    Example: "It hailed for an hour"
  • verb:   greet enthusiastically or joyfully
  • verb:   call for
    Example: "Hail a cab"
  • verb:   praise vociferously
    Example: "The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #9827)


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